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Kinderhook in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Van Alen Homestead

 
 
Van Alen Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. Van Alen Homestead Marker
Inscription.
Erected in 1736
Katrina Van Tassel
resided in this house
according to tradition.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 22.859′ N, 73° 41.417′ W. Marker is in Kinderhook, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on New York State Route 9 H, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kinderhook NY 12106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Post Road - 1772 (approx. half a mile away); Birthsite (approx. 0.8 miles away); “ . . . a Farmer in my native Town” (approx. 0.9 miles away); Welcome to Lindenwald (approx. 0.9 miles away); Uncovering the Past (approx. one mile away); Lindenwald and the Old Post Road (approx. one mile away); Fertile Political Ground (approx. one mile away); A Bustling Household (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kinderhook.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Van Alen Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Van Alen Homestead Marker
The Van Alen house can be seen in the background of this photo.
Marker in Kinderhook image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
3. Marker in Kinderhook
The white structure in the background is the Ichabod Crane Schoolhouse.
Van Alen Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
4. Van Alen Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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