Colonie in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Loudoun Ferry Road
Albany to Lake George by Provincial
Troops from New York, New England
and New Jersey under command of
Major General William Johnson
Named in honor of Major General
John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun.
Commander in Chief of His Majesty's
Forces in America, French and Indian War
1776 General Henry Knox's Train
of Artillery crossed here
to aid General George Washington
in the Siege of Boston
Military Route Northern Department
1777 Used as camp ground
of General Enoch Poor's Brigade
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department, City of Cohoes, & Cohoes Historical Society.
Location. 42° 48.992′ N, 73° 43.815′ W. Marker is in Colonie, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Crescent Road (County Route 159) and New Loudon Road (New York State Route 9), on the right when traveling east on Crescent Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cohoes NY 12047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Boght (approx. 2.3 miles away); Boght Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sightseeing / Cataract House, Cohoes Falls, N.Y. (approx. 2.4 miles away); Misty 17 (approx. 2½ miles away); A Park Named Craner * Cohoes Recalls a Hero (approx. 2½ miles away); Town of Halfmoon (approx. 2½ miles away); Cohoes Mastodon (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonie.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Military • Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2009, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,015 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.