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

Site of Main Entrance to Old Capitol

Erected 1806

 
 
Site of Main Entrance to Old Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
1. Site of Main Entrance to Old Capitol Marker
Inscription. Gen. Lafayette was received here 1824 The remains of President Lincoln and many other prominent men, lay in state here. The State Library was adjoining and with Capitol, demolished 1883. Fronting on this park stood Congress Hall, famous for its distinguished guests. Daniel Webster addressed citizens from its steps 1844 Bi-Centennial Tablet 1886
 
Erected 1886.
 
Location. 42° 39.093′ N, 73° 45.362′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker can be reached from State Street near Eagle Street. Touch for map. Marker is set into concrete block set into the ground. It is very easy to miss. The setting is the East side of the NYS Capitol Building. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln in Albany (within shouting distance of this marker); Schuyler Mansion
View of Capitol Building from angle similar to marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
2. View of Capitol Building from angle similar to marker
Concrete Marker is set into can be seen at the lower left corner of this image.
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kings Highway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 200th Anniversary of Albany Charter (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
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Capitol Building image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
3. Capitol Building
Largely unobstructed view of the "New" capitol. The statue is Philip Sheridan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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