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

Schenectady

 
 
Schenectady Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 7, 2012
1. Schenectady Marker
Inscription. Founded in the Wilderness Beyond Feudal Control Inherits the Spirit of Liberty And Progress * Here Our Forefathers Established A College Free From Sectarianism * They Helped to Develop The Steam Railroad and Inland Water Transportation That Carry Throught Her Gates the Commerce Of Our Nation **** In Places of Business In Workshop and Laboratory Her Citizens Still Labor To Promote the Advancement of Civilization*
 
Erected by City of Schenectady .
 
Location. 42° 48.846′ N, 73° 56.372′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Jay Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Jay Street, Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Site of Schenectady ( here, next to this marker); Ellis Hospital ( a few steps from this marker); Original Site of the African Church ( within shouting distance of this marker); Schenectady Police Department ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schenectady's Little Italy ( about 800 feet
Schenectady City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 7, 2012
2. Schenectady City Hall
The Schenectady marker is at the top of the steps, between the pillars, to the left of the central doorway.
away); Thomas Edison Arrived at Schenectady ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Hospital & Continental Barracks ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Stockade Historic District ( approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
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Schenectady City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 7, 2012
3. Schenectady City Hall
Schenectady City Hall Clock Tower image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 7, 2012
4. Schenectady City Hall Clock Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 12, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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