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ca 1786

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, January 16, 2019
1. ca 1786 Marker
Inscription.  John Baptist Van Epps was a fur trader and also operated a fleet of boats. At this site he ran the ferry dock at which George Washington landed on one of his visits to Schenectady.
 
Location. 42° 49.117′ N, 73° 56.944′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Washington Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on fence at end of Washington Street by the turn around. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Aaron Dickinson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1832-1838 (about 300 feet away); Circa 1824 (about 400 feet away); Toll House (about 400 feet away); Cur Non? (about 400 feet away); Commemorating Massacre (about 500 feet away); Ride of Symon Schermerhoorn (about 600 feet away); Oldest House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 16, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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