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

Newtown

 
 
Newtown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, October 23, 2018
1. Newtown Marker
Inscription.  Newtown Baptist Church located on this corner in 1791. The cemetery contains graves of the first settlers.
 
Erected 2016 by Halfmoon Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 53.401′ N, 73° 43.146′ W. Marker is in Mechanicville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Pruyn Hill Road (County Road 1345) and Farm to Market Road (County Road 109), on the right when traveling south on Pruyn Hill Road. Marker is on the northwest corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicville NY 12118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Ellsworth (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Yards (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Canal Square (approx. 2 miles away); Leland House (approx. 2 miles away); Immigrant City (approx. 2.1 miles away); Spice Factory (approx. 2.3 miles away); Milltown USA (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is one of four installed in Halfmoon during 2016.
https://www.townofhalfmoon-ny.gov/historical-society/news/historical-markers-installed
 
Regarding Newtown. The First Baptist Church was initially
Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, October 23, 2018
2. Cemetery
established in the hamlet of Newtown where a church was built in 1790, then moving and re-establishing in Middletown in 1835. (livingplaces.com)
 
Also see . . .  A History of Saratoga County, New York with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches... (Submitted on November 1, 2018.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers
 

More. Search the internet for Newtown.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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