Scotia in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
By Karel Hansel Toll, Who
Settled Here 1685. Broom
Farm Became an Outpost Of
Mohawk Valley Turnpike.
Erected by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1685.
Location. 42° 49.807′ N, 73° 58.574′ W. Marker is in Scotia, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Mohawk Ave. (New York State Route 5), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 Mohawk Ave, Schenectady NY 12302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Allen Deitcher (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Movable Dam at Lock 8 (approx. ¾ mile away); Enlarged Lock 23 (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Camp (approx. 0.8 miles away); Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 23 (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Commemoration (approx. 0.9 miles away); Abraham Glen House 1730 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mohawk Turnpike (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotia.
Also see . . . "Schenectady Brooms Keep the Nation’s Homes Clean:” Brooms and Broomcorn in Schenectady County. (Submitted on July 3, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Additional keywords. Broomcorn Broom Corn
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 113 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.