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

State Education Building

 
 
State Education Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
1. State Education Building Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated 1912. Education
Department Offices; State
Library; State Museum;
Exhibits; Open to Public

 
Erected by State Education Department.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 42° 39.233′ N, 73° 45.48′ W. Marker was in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker could be reached from Washington Avenue near Hawk Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 89 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12234, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. General Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); 200th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New York State Office Building (about 500 feet away); LaFayette Park (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Modern Electricity (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln in Albany (approx. 0.2 miles away); NSDAR Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .  History of the State Education Building. (Submitted on June 13, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Additional comments.
1. My First Historical Marker.
My brother and I visited the State Education Building and the state museum inside. Established in 1836, it is the
Marker with the Alfred E. Smith State Office Building in background. image. Click for full size.
By Margaret Hilton
2. Marker with the Alfred E. Smith State Office Building in background.
Photo taken by my mother, in the middle 1950's, with my brother on the right.
oldest and largest state museum in the country. The state museum and the state library moved to the new Cultural Education Center, in 1976, as part of the Empire Plaza.
    — Submitted June 13, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

 
Categories. EducationGovernmentNotable Buildings
 
New York State Department of Education Building, Albany, NY image. Click for full size.
By General Electric, courtesy of miSci - Museum of Innovation and Science, 1914
3. New York State Department of Education Building, Albany, NY
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   3. submitted on June 14, 2018.
 
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