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Fort Frederick

 
 
Fort Frederick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 31, 2008
1. Fort Frederick Marker
Inscription.
Facing The River
On an Eminence in This Broad Street.
Opposite St Peters Church Stood,
Fort Frederick.
Built About 1676. Removed 1789.
Gallows Hill to the South.
Fort Burial Ground, to the North.

 
Erected 1868 by Bi-Centennial Tablet.
 
Location. 42° 39.077′ N, 73° 45.334′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Eagle Street and Eagle Street and State Street, on the right on Eagle Street. Touch for map. This Marker is on the ground between the sidewalk and the curb stones. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Frederick (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (a few steps from this marker); Site of Main Entrance to Old Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kings Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Schuyler Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); 200th Anniversary of Albany Charter
Fort Frederick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 31, 2008
2. Fort Frederick Marker
The marker is mounted on the ground between the sidewalk and the curbstones and can be easily missed.
(within shouting distance of this marker); General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Frederick. The webpage of New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center (Submitted on February 9, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. Albany
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 2,032 times since then and 158 times this year. Last updated on February 15, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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