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

West College

 
 
West College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 20, 2012
1. West College Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1804 on this site by
Union College before move
to uptown campus in 1814.
It became first city hall,
then Union Classical School.
Union College
Bicentennial
1795-1995

 
Erected 1995 by Union College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 42° 48.983′ N, 73° 56.542′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Union Street, on the right when traveling west. The marker is mounted in the shrubs between Union Street and the parking lot for the Van Dyke, just off of Erie Blvd. 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. Stockade Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Edison Arrived at Schenectady (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schenectady's Little Italy (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. George's Church 1762 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of the African Church
West College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 2, 2006
2. West College Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Ellis Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); South Gate of Stockade (approx. 0.2 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Additional keywords. RPI
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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