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Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Claus Mansion

200 Ft South

 
 
Claus Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
1. Claus Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Built 1762 by Sir Wm. Johnson for his daughter Nancy. [It] stood between the river and the present railroad track.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 57.267′ N, 74° 13.218′ W. Marker is in Amsterdam, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (New York State Route 5) and Guy Park Avenue, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. At far entrance to Amsterdam Amtrak stop parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amsterdam NY 12010, 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. Amsterdam World War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Guy Park, 1766 (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Guy Park (was approx. mile away but has been reported missing. ); Putman's Lock Grocery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Johnson Trail (approx. one mile away); Pvt. Frank J. Sirchia Memorial
Looking south from marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Looking south from marker
(approx. one mile away); Fort Johnson, 1749 (approx. one mile away); Hurricana Stock Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Claus Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 20, 2019
3. Claus Mansion Marker
Looking towards the south past the marker
Claus Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
4. Claus Mansion Marker
Mansion was approximately here
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 107 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   3. submitted on July 21, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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