Cohoes in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Found September 1866
Now in N. Y. State Museum
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 46.976′ N, 73° 42.41′ W. Marker is in Cohoes, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on North Mohawk Street near Front Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is at the north end of the large former mill building known as Harmony Mills. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Mohawk St, Cohoes NY 12047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Park Named Craner * Cohoes Recalls a Hero (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Misty 17 (about 700 feet away); The Cohoes Mastodont (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sightseeing / Cataract House, Cohoes Falls, N.Y. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Erie Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cohoes - Waterford Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles White Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Power Mill for the Manufacture of Knit Fabrics (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cohoes.
Regarding Cohoes Mastodon. In excavating for the foundation of the north end of the Harmony Mill #3 building, the bones of a mastodon were found. Subsequently the mill became popularly known as the "Mastodon Mill." The skeleton of this mammoth was presented to the State of New York, and it still remains on display at the State Museum in Albany.
Also see . . .
1. The City of Cohoes - The Cohoes Mastodon. (Submitted on March 19, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. New York State Museum - Ongoing Exhibitions :: The Cohoes Mastodon. (Submitted on March 19, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
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