Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 48.993′ N, 73° 56.798′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Union Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The Yates House is located within Schenectady's Stockade Historic District, one of the oldest and best preserved neighborhoods in the United States, with roots dating back to a 17th century Dutch colonial trading settlement. "The Stockade", as it is known to locals, was recognized as New York State’s first historic district. The Stockade was added to the national Register of Historic Places in 1974, with an increase in size in 1984. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dutch Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Arendt Van Curler (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. George's Church 1762 (about 400 feet away); Ride of Symon Schermerhoorn (about 500 feet away); Commemorating Massacre (about 500 feet away); Joseph C. Yates (about 500 feet away); Cur Non? (about 600 feet away); South Gate of Stockade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
Additional keywords. Schenectady Stockade
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,502 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 6, 7. submitted on May 1, 2016, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.