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

Leland House

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
1. Leland House Marker
Inscription.  Raided by French and Indians in 1748. Rebuilt in 1749. Later the home of Revolutionary Patriot John Ten Broeck 1740-1822
 
Erected 1974.
 
Location. 42° 52.748′ N, 73° 40.951′ W. Marker is in Mechanicville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Hudson River Road (U.S. 4), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicville NY 12118, 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. Col. Ellsworth (approx. 1 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mechanicville Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Immigrant City (approx. 1.9 miles away); Canal Square (approx. 2 miles away); Newtown (approx. 2 miles away); Historic Yards (approx. 2 miles away); Milltown USA (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicville.
 
Regarding Leland House. John C. Ten Broeck's Obituary: Dec. 26. (1822) — John Ten Broeck died, aged 83. He was one of the patriots of the revolution, and together with Abraham Yates, formerly
Leland House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
2. Leland House Marker
mayor of the city, were the last representatives under the colonial government from the city and county of Albany. Mr. Ten Broeck was also a member of the convention of this state, which in 1777, framed our constitution. During the arduous struggle of the revolution he held several responsible stations, and discharged the duties thereof with fidelity. After the organization of our state government, he at different times received distinguished marks of public confidence; and in every situation in which he was placed, he acquitted himself as an upright and meritorious public servant
 
Also see . . .  John Ten Broeck (NYS Museum). A shory biography of John Ten Broeck (Submitted on January 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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