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

General Washington

 
 
General Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2018
1. General Washington Marker
Inscription.

traveled this road on
his tours of the Mohawk
Valley 1782 and 1783.

 
Erected 1940 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 39.225′ N, 73° 45.51′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) east of Swan Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Capitol Park, Albany NY 12210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State Education Building (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); 200th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Office Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); LaFayette Park (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of Modern Electricity (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln in Albany (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); NSDAR Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
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General Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2018
2. General Washington Marker
Looking SE toward the State Capitol
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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