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Fort Van Nassau

 
 
Fort Van Nassau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 8, 2017
1. Fort Van Nassau Marker
Inscription.
Built 1614 By The Dutch
Explorers. Christiaensen
And Block First Trading
Center Established In
New York State.

 
Erected 1940 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 37.584′ N, 73° 45.47′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Smith Blvd, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is in the lawn area in front of the Albany Port Authority building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 Smith Blvd, Albany NY 12202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glenn Curtiss Flight (within shouting distance of this marker); Trade Partners Along the Hudson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Crailo (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Schuyler Mansion (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Schuyler Mansion (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Schuyler Mansion (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Fort Crailo (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Fort Van Nassau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 8, 2017
2. Fort Van Nassau Marker
The marker is in the lawn area in front of the Albany Port Authority building, and beside Smith Blvd.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 9, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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