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

1879 Fire

 
 
1879 Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 4, 2014
1. 1879 Fire Marker
Inscription.  
This Side of Street Leveled
On January 21st. Sixteen
Businesses Were Destroyed.
It was an Economic Tragedy,
With No Loss of Life.
Broadalbin Historical Society

 
Erected 2013 by Broadalbin Kennyetto Historic Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersIndustry & CommerceMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 43° 3.536′ N, 74° 11.772′ W. Marker is in Broadalbin, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and West Main St & Saratoga Ave., on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 North Main St, Broadalbin NY 12025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Honor/Dedicated/Gratitude (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadalbin World War Two Memorial (within shouting distance of this
1879 Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 4, 2014
2. 1879 Fire Marker
marker); Kennyetto Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadalbin Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Broadalbin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Robert W. Chambers (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Broadalbin.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Sacandaga Express: Devastation of Broadalbin Fire Recognized with Historic Marker. (Submitted on July 6, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Fire - Friend or Foe?. (Submitted on July 17, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Broadalbin Fire 1879
 
1879 Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 4, 2014
3. 1879 Fire Marker
Looking north on North Main Street in Broadalbin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 28, 2020