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. The Marker is metal plaque mounted on a large piece of cut limestone in Van Schaick Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cohoes NY 12047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Continental Avenue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Van Schaick Island (approx. 0.4 miles away); Knickerbacker Toll Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cohoes.
More about this marker. Camp Van Schaick was located here on Van Schaick Island at the junction of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers at Cohoes, New York. There is another Camp Van Schaick marker, a cast-iron New York State Education Department post-mounted marker is located in the Northwest corner of the Van Shaick Park.
Additional keywords. Fort Schuyler General Ebenzer Learned
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,514 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 8, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 4. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.