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Fort Van Nassau

 
 
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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. The marker is in the lawn area in front of the Albany Port Authority building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 Smith Blvd, Albany NY 12202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Uncle Dan (approx. mile away); Fort Crailo (approx. mile 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
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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.
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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 147 times since then and 32 times this year. 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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