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

Anti-Rent War

 
 
Anti-Rent War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 10, 2011
1. Anti-Rent War Marker
Inscription.
Events in the quarrel of
tenants with Lord of the
Van Rensselaer Manor
occurred in this region
in 1840 and later

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 32.173′ N, 74° 4.549′ W. Marker is near Westerlo, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Delaware Turnpike (New York State Route 85) and Switzkill Road (County Route 1), on the right when traveling west on Delaware Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westerlo NY 12193, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johannes Dietz (approx. 4 miles away); East Berne (approx. 5.5 miles away); Site of the Battle of Clarksville (approx. 5.9 miles away); Weidman Home (approx. 6.8 miles away); Reformed Dutch Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Mill Site (approx. 6.9 miles away); Earliest House (approx. 6.9 miles away); Ax Factory (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The Anit-Rent Wars
 
Additional keywords. Quit Rent Anti Rent
Anti-Rent War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 10, 2011
2. Anti-Rent War Marker
riots Patroon Van Rensselaer Stephen Van Rensselaer IV

 
Categories. Civil RightsSettlements & Settlers
 
Anti-Rent War Marker @ Snyder's Corners image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 10, 2011
3. Anti-Rent War Marker @ Snyder's Corners
Anti-Rent War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 10, 2011
4. Anti-Rent War Marker
The auto is headed west on Route 85.
Anti-Rent War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, December 10, 2011
5. Anti-Rent War Marker
The marker, seen on the left here, is in the northeast corner at the junction of Swizkill Road and the Delaware Turnpike (85), an area know as Snyders Corners.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 593 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on December 14, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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