Berne in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 36.948′ N, 74° 4.394′ W. Marker is in Berne, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Main Street near Helderberg Trail (New York State Route 443), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. On Main Street next door to the Post Office. Marker is in this post office area: East Berne NY 12059, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Earliest House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Anti-Rent Riots (approx. 3 miles away); Weidman Home (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mill Site (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ax Factory (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cheese Factory (approx. 3.3 miles away); Reformed Dutch Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Johannes Dietz (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berne.
Regarding East Berne.
"This village, situated on the Upper Beaverdam, has a population of seventy. It was known as Werner's Mills when the town was organized, and took its present name from the post-office there in 1825. It
Nathaniel, Albert and Benjamin Gallup started in the mercantile business here in 1825; and Stephen Willes, who had long controlled the trade in that part of town, started also a store on the opposite side of the street. " - Bi-Centennial History of Albany - History of the County of Albany, N.Y., From 1609 to 1886
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