Near Palatine Bridge in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Is Mohawk Country
Historic New York
The Erie Canal and the New York Central Railroad followed the valley route and gave a new direction to its history. Internal improvements led to intensive settlement and industrial growth. While the valley has changed in many ways over the years, it still retains one element of the past — its incomparable beauty.
Erected 1967 by State of New York Education & Transportation
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 42° 54.18′ N, 74° 28.04′ W. Marker is near Palatine Bridge, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 5, 5.6 miles east of Bridge Street (New York State Route 10), on the right when traveling east. The marker is in a roadside park between Palatine Bridge and Fonda. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palatine Bridge NY 13428, 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. Connolly Inn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Volkert Vrooman (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Erie Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Mohawk Valley (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Erie Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away); Then and Now (approx. 1.4 miles away); History of the Buoy Boat (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Erie Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2015, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on June 6, 2015, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.