Ballston Spa in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of Abner Doubleday
Major-Gen Abner Doubleday
Ballston Spa June 26 1819
Founder of Baseball 1839
A Civil War Hero at Battle
of Gettysburg 1863
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Sports • War, US Civil.
Location. 43° 0.206′ N, 73° 51.017′ W. Marker is in Ballston Spa, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and Fenwick Street, on the right on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Washington Street, Ballston Spa NY 12020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Yorker Submariners Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Captain Abner Doubleday (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Seat (approx. 0.2 miles away); Here in 1800 / Here in 1900 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of George Scott (approx. 1.6 miles away); E. Hubbell 1831 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Trip-Hammer Riley-Allen Cobblestone House (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballston Spa.
Regarding Birthplace of Abner Doubleday. The Doubleday House is located at the corner of Washington Street and Fenwick Street in Ballston Spa, New York in Saratoga County. Constructed in 1804, it was planned as the laundry house for the Sans Souci Hotel but built as a duplex. Doubleday lived in this house while his father, Ulysses, published two newspapers, the Saratoga Courier and Saratoga Republican.
Also see . . . Abner Doubleday House. (Submitted on May 11, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
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