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Guilderland in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jacob Van Aernam

 
 
Jacob Van Aernam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 1, 2011
1. Jacob Van Aernam Marker
Inscription.
Jacob Van Aernam
1723 - 1813

Capt. 3rd Albany Regiment
Leader of Patriot forces
in the Helderberg region
during American Revolution
Lived on farm here

 
Erected 1954 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 41.198′ N, 74° 1.325′ W. Marker is in Guilderland, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Altamont-Voorheesville Road (New York State Route 156) 0.4 miles north of Brandle Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is just a short distance south of the village of Altamont. Marker is at or near this postal address: 871 Altamont-Voorheesville Road, Altamont NY 12009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Jacob Van Aernam (approx. mile away); Frederick Crounse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Altamont High School (approx. one mile away); Family Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Inn of George Severson (approx. 1.1 miles away); Severson House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Plank Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Altamont (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guilderland.
 
Additional keywords.
Jacob Van Aernam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 1, 2011
2. Jacob Van Aernam Marker
View is to the south along Route 156.
Helderbergh Altamont
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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