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Bleecker Park

 
 
Bleecker Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
1. Bleecker Park Marker
Inscription.  In 1835 the City appropriated $1,000 and citizens raised a fund to enclose it within an iron fence. A fountain, the first in the city, dedicated in 1863.

Albany 300
- 1686-1986 -
Still making History
 
Erected 1986 by Albany Tricentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEnvironmentMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 42° 38.85′ N, 73° 45.549′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Eagle Street and Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Eagle Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Executive Mansion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Four Immortal Chaplains (about 400 feet away); Albany Medical College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic State Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Frederick
Bleecker Park Marker in situ image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
2. Bleecker Park Marker in situ
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Albany Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Bleecker Park Marker as seen facing west on Eagle image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
3. Bleecker Park Marker as seen facing west on Eagle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 566 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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