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

Canal Square

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Canal Square Marker
Inscription.
Site of grist, lumber & knit-
ting mills dating to 1783.
John Short’s Saloon hosted
canal travelers here in 1832
where Central Ave. now runs.

 
Erected by City of Mechanicsville.
 
Location. 42° 54.433′ N, 73° 41.266′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is at the intersection of N Central Avenue and William Street, on the right when traveling south on N Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicville NY 12118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Yards (approx. ¼ mile away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Col. Ellsworth (approx. half a mile away); Harmanus Schuyler Mansion (approx. 2.5 miles away); Schuyler Mansion (approx. 2.5 miles away); Stillwater World War I Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Stillwater Blockhouse (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Marker in Mechanicsville image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
2. Marker in Mechanicsville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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