Albany in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Verplank Colvin
Erected 2006 by New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors/ Eastern New York Society of Land Surveyors.
Location. 42° 39.69′ N, 73° 46.546′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Western Ave 0.2 miles west of Cortland Place, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. In front of the First Lutheran Church of Albany. Marker is at or near this postal address: 181 Western Ave, Albany NY 12203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Henry Johnson (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Railroad (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); New York State Office Building (approx. one mile away); Site of New York Central Railroad Erector Shop (approx. one mile away); 200th Anniversary of the Birth of George Washington (approx. one mile away); LaFayette Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lincoln in Albany (approx. 1.2 miles away); Birthplace of Modern Electricity (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
Also see . . .
1. Eastern New York Society of Land Surveyors Verplanck Colvin Historical Sign Project. Pictures of the dedication ceremony for this Historical Marker. Keynote speaker was State Assemblyman John McEneny whose ancestor served on one of Verplank Colvin's crews, and whose Assembly District includes the site of the marker. (Submitted on January 14, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York.)
2. First Lutheran Church, Albany, New York. Information and history of the current owners of the property who purchased the property from the V. Colvin estate. Dating from 1649, Albany's First Lutheran Church is the oldest congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the second oldest church in Albany, NY. (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York.)
Additional keywords. Land surveyor, Adirondack Mountains
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York. This page has been viewed 1,727 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 14, 2009, by James M. Vianna, LS of Stillwater, New York. 2. submitted on October 4, 2016, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.