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

Dunning Street Common

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, January 23, 2019
1. Dunning Street Common Marker
Inscription.  Given by Michael Dunning. Parade ground for militia training in the Revolution. Preserved as village green for grazing, horse races and other town festivities.
 
Erected 1985 by Town of Malta.
 
Location. 42° 58.309′ N, 73° 47.642′ W. Marker is in Ballston Spa, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of Dunning Street and U.S. 9, on the right when traveling east on Dunning Street. Marker is 200 ft east of traffic circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 Dunning Street, Ballston Spa NY 12020, 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. Dunning Street Rural Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Elmer Ellsworth (about 500 feet away); Parade Ground (about 700 feet away); Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth (about 700 feet away); Dunning Farm Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Luther Forest (approx. half a mile away); Site of Smith-Caldwell Van Aernem Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marvin Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Dunning Street Common.
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This area has seen heavy construction and development since the opening of the Luther Forest Technology Campus, and no longer resembles a commons in any manner.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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