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

Lester Park

A Natural History Site of the New York State Museum

 
 
Lester Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
1. Lester Park Marker
Inscription.  A 490 million year old fossilized sea bottom. Donated in memory of William Lester, Esq. 1914
 
Erected 1998 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 5.531′ N, 73° 50.893′ W. Marker is near Saratoga Springs, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Petrified Sea Gardens Road, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saratoga Springs NY 12866, 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. Rowland's Hollow (approx. 1.7 miles away); North Milton (approx. 2.1 miles away); Whitney Field (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dedicated To (approx. 2.4 miles away); Town Hall (approx. 2˝ miles away); First Town Meeting (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dublin (approx. 3 miles away); Gideon Putnam Burying Grounds (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saratoga Springs.
 
Categories. Paleontology
 
Lester Park Explanation image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
2. Lester Park Explanation
Lester Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
3. Lester Park Marker
Fossilized Sea Bottom image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
4. Fossilized Sea Bottom
Timeline image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 29, 2019
5. Timeline
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 30, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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