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Hoosick Falls in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser

 
 
Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Bushner
1. Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser Marker
Inscription. Birthplace (1776) of
Simon Fraser
Explorer of Western Canada
1805 - 1808
A river and mountain there
honor his name

 
Erected 1977 by Hoosick Township Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 53.389′ N, 73° 17.699′ W. Marker is in Hoosick Falls, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on East Hoosick Road (County Route 102) 0.1 miles south of Bayer Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick Falls NY 12090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Hoosick Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dimick Tavern (approx. 2 miles away in Vermont); Chester A. Arthur (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hoosick WW I & II Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); Early Tavern (approx. 2˝ miles away); Henry Covered Bridge (approx. 2.6 miles away in Vermont); Birthplace of Vermont (approx. 2.7 miles away in Vermont); Old Maple Grove (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Bushner
2. Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser Marker
Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser Marker image. Click for full size.
Hoosick Township Historical Society, 1977
3. Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser Marker
Dedication of marker, 1977
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2018, by Brian Bushner of Hoosick Falls, New York. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 13, 2018, by Brian Bushner of Hoosick Falls, New York.   3. submitted on October 14, 2018, by Brian Bushner of Hoosick Falls, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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