Cohoes in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Camp Van Schaick
Department Continental Army
August 9-September 8-1777
from this place August 9-1777
Gen. Ebenezer Learned
with his Massachusetts Brigade
marched to relieve
Erected 1928 by Cohoes Historical Society & State of New York.
Location. 42° 46.106′ N, 73° 41.368′ W. Marker is in Cohoes, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Van Schaick Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The Marker is metal plaque mounted on a large piece of cut limestone in Van Schaick Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cohoes NY 12047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Camp Van Schaick (here, next to this marker); Van Schaick Mansion (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Van Schaick Mansion (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Van Schaick Mansion (about 800 feet away); Van Schaick Burial Plot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Schaick Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Juncta (approx. 0.6 miles away); Herman Melville (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cohoes.
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Additional keywords. Fort Schuyler General Ebenzer Learned
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
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