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

Clifton Park

 
 
Clifton Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 11, 2018
1. Clifton Park Marker
Inscription.  This hamlet was a major stopping point on the plank road between Waterford and Ballston Spa during the 19th Century
 
Erected 1999 by Town of Halfmoon.
 
Location. 42° 51.932′ N, 73° 46.186′ W. Marker is in Clifton Park, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Old State 146, on the right when traveling west. The marker is one of several around Stevens Hotel located at Old State 146 and US 9. Marker is behind some trees and set parallel with the road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clifton Park NY 12065, 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. Clifton Park Village Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel c. 1790 (within shouting distance of this marker); Turnpike (approx. 0.7 miles away); This is the Way North (approx. 0.9 miles away); Church c. 1795 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Spice Factory (approx. 1.4 miles away); Peck House (approx. 2 miles away); Halfmoon War Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton Park.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in poor condition on its northern side.
 
Categories.
Clifton Park Landmarks image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 11, 2018
2. Clifton Park Landmarks
The house on the far right is the Van Voorhees House, built ca. 1834, the center building is Smith House, built ca. 1838, and the large building on the left is Stevens Tavern, built ca. 1821.
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Clifton Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 11, 2018
3. Clifton Park Marker
The marker stands in front of the Van Voorhees House built in ca. 1834
Stevens Tavern image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 11, 2018
4. Stevens Tavern
Built ca. 1821
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 11, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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