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

Trip-Hammer

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, December 6, 2018
1. Site of Trip Hammer Marker
Inscription.  Site of water-powered forge shop and residence of Sylvester Blood (1785-1866) and wife, Loretta. Shop made scythes and axes until 1825
 
Erected by Town of Ballston.
 
Location. 42° 58.627′ N, 73° 51.057′ W. Marker is in Ballston, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Brookline Road and New York State Route 67, on the right when traveling east on Brookline Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ballston Lake NY 12019, 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. E. Hubbell 1831 (a few steps from this marker); McCrea Hill (approx. one mile away); Briggs Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); East Line (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kayaderosseras (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eliphalet Ball (approx. 1.4 miles away); Home of Samuel Young (approx. 1 miles away); James Gordon (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballston.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 6, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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