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Mechanicsville in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Canal Square

 
 
Canal Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Canal Square Marker
Inscription.  
Site of grist, lumber & knit-
ting mills dating to 1783.
John Short’s Saloon hosted
canal travelers here in 1832
where Central Ave. now runs.

 
Erected by City of Mechanicsville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 54.433′ N, 73° 41.266′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of N Central Avenue and William Street, on the right when traveling south on N Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicville NY 12118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patenaude Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Denier Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); Immigrant City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Yards (approx. ¼ mile away); Milltown USA (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mechanicville Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Col. Ellsworth (approx. half a mile away).
 
Marker in Mechanicsville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Marker in Mechanicsville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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