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First Mill

 
 
First Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 29, 2011
1. First Mill Marker
Inscription.  
Site Of
First Mill
Built By Sweer Teunise On
Mill Kill 1666. Destroyed
By Flood 1673 and Rebuilt.
First Industry Of The
Mohawk Valley

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1666.
 
Location. 42° 48.883′ N, 73° 56.815′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Mill Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The King’s Highway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schenectady (about 300 feet away); South Gate of Stockade (about 300 feet away); Southwest Corner of Stockade (about 500 feet away); M-7 Day (about 500 feet away); First Site of Old Dutch Church (about 500 feet
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away); Freemasonry (about 500 feet away); Clench's Tavern (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
First Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 29, 2011
2. First Mill Marker
First Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 29, 2011
3. First Mill Marker
The marker is mounted on the stonewall facing Mill Lane.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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