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

A. Van Loon House

 
 
A. Van Loon House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 4, 2018
1. A. Van Loon House Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1724 by
Albertus Van Loon
occupied as a residence
since date of erection
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 16.018′ N, 73° 48.323′ W. Marker is in Athens, New York, in Greene County. Marker is on New York State Route 385, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85 North Washington Street, Athens NY 12015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northrup House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jan Van Loon House (approx. mile away); Athens Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Hudson, New York (approx. 0.9 miles away); Davis Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); Korea (approx. 1.4 miles away); Operation Desert Storm (approx. 1.4 miles away); WWII Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
More about this marker. Adjacent to intersection of Washington St and Wheat St.
 
Regarding A. Van Loon House. The Albertus Van Loon House is one of the oldest buildings in New York State. Albertus was a son of Jan Van Loon who was the earliest European settler
View of the House image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 4, 2018
2. View of the House
to the area. Albertus' house is in what was called the Upper Village. After Albertus died in 1754, the Van Loon family lived in the house for three generations and moved out in the early 19th century.
 
Also see . . .
1. Albertus Van Loon House. (Submitted on November 4, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Jan Van Loon. (Submitted on November 4, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
End view of house from south image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, November 4, 2018
3. End view of house from south
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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