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

Revolutionary Hospital & Continental Barracks

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2011
1. Revolutionary Hospital Marker
Inscription.
On This Site Stood
During the Revolutionary War
The General Hospital For The
Northern Department, And The
Continental Barracks.

Built By Order Of
General Washington In Nov.
1776, And used Until 1780 By
Troops Passing Through Or
Stationed In This Town.

A Burial Ground For Soldiers
Occupied The Rear of The Lot

This Tablet Erected by
The State Of New York And
Col. Cornelius Van Dyck Chapter
Sons Of The American Revolution
June 4, 1927

 
Erected 1927 by New York State & Colonel Cornelius Van Dyck Chapter Sons Of The American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 48.947′ N, 73° 56.18′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Street and Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling east on Union Street. Touch for map. The Marker is on the lawn in front of the former German ME Church at the corner of Union Street & Lafayette Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 Union Street, Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
Revolutionary Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2011
2. Revolutionary Hospital Marker
other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schenectady Police Department (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schenectady's Little Italy (about 700 feet away); Ellis Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schenectady (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Site of Schenectady (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of the African Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stockade Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); West College (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 8, 2011
3. Revolutionary Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 9, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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