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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Rensselaer County, New York

Clickable Map of Rensselaer County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Rensselaer County, NY (155) Albany County, NY (348) Columbia County, NY (231) Greene County, NY (118) Saratoga County, NY (496) Washington County, NY (157) Berkshire County, MA (149) Bennington County, VT (63)  RensselaerCounty(155) Rensselaer County (155)  AlbanyCounty(348) Albany County (348)  ColumbiaCounty(231) Columbia County (231)  GreeneCounty(118) Greene County (118)  SaratogaCounty(496) Saratoga County (496)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)  BerkshireCountyMassachusetts(149) Berkshire County (149)  BenningtonCountyVermont(63) Bennington County (63)
Troy is the county seat for Rensselaer County
Adjacent to Rensselaer County, New York
      Albany County (348)  
      Columbia County (231)  
      Greene County (118)  
      Saratoga County (496)  
      Washington County (157)  
      Berkshire County, Massachusetts (149)  
      Bennington County, Vermont (63)  
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1New York, Rensselaer County, Averill Park — Sand Lake Baptist Church
Built 1805 First Union Meeting House Est. For Protestant Worship The Town's Oldest Public Building Part Of The Underground R. R. Map (db m146560) HM
2New York, Rensselaer County, Averill Park — Sand Lake Union
Cemetery formed 1841 from Rensselaer Glass Factory and Woodbine Cemeteries. Dr. Smith Boughton's grave, "Big Thunder" Anti-Rent WarMap (db m135069) HM
3New York, Rensselaer County, Averill Park — Sand Lake Veterans Memorial Park
Dedicated to those common men and women who proudly served our country with uncommon valorMap (db m137076) WM
4New York, Rensselaer County, Berlin — Berlin, New York War Memorials
Statue Inscription: 1776 1812 1861 1898 Front Plaque In Honor And Memory of the Boys Of Berlin Who Served In World Wars I And II World War I Killed in Action Crandall, Jerry • Hull, Eugene • Mosher, . . . Map (db m148282) WM
5New York, Rensselaer County, Berlin — Came to America
In May 1834, the first Guttermuth and Jordan families arrived from Bavaria, Germany and settled in this part of the country. This tablet is placed here in their memory by their descendants in the year 1934.Map (db m135110) HM
6New York, Rensselaer County, Berlin — Early Toll Road (Berlin, NY)
Elm Street and Green Hollow Road were part of the Eastern Turnpike enacted 1799 to improve existing road from Albany to Mass. line and thence to Boston.Map (db m88577) HM
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7New York, Rensselaer County, Berlin — The Evangelican Lutheran Church of West Berlin
The original church was completed in 1862. The Gutermuths (Goodermote) and the Jordans (Verton) were among some of the first German settlers to establish this church. The German language was spoken until 1910. In 1967 fire damaged the rear portion . . . Map (db m135102) HM
8New York, Rensselaer County, Berlin — Van Veachton Rogers
Home of Van Veachton Rogers prominent concert harpist, teacher and composer who had a lasting influence in the harp world. 1864 - 1933Map (db m147969) HM
9New York, Rensselaer County, Brainard — Brainard Rural
c. 1815 burial ground of Nassau’s early settlers including veterans of the American Revolution and Civil War.Map (db m138145) HM
10New York, Rensselaer County, Brunswick — District No. 6
District No. 6 c.1830 Brick school built on land granted by Luther and Olive Eddy. Later named the Lincoln School by students. Map (db m97563) HM
11New York, Rensselaer County, Brunswick — Gilead Church
Gilead Church Lutheran, organized about 1746 by Palantine settlers, 400 feet east of this spot. Moved 2½ miles south to present site in 1817. Map (db m97561) HM
12New York, Rensselaer County, Castleton-on-Hudson — Hans Van Buren
Built this gambrel-roofed Dutch house in 1763 on 1,200 acres of leased patroon land. Descendants resided here until 1924.Map (db m132605) HM
13New York, Rensselaer County, Defreestville — Blooming Grove
Blooming Grove Reformed Church, est. 1814 N. J. Marselus first pastor 1st sanctuary January, 1817 This is the 3rd bldg. Here dedicated April, 1925Map (db m145275) HM
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14New York, Rensselaer County, Defreestville — David Defreest
Family among early settlers Brick Homestead c. 1771 with gambrel roof and beam anchors Listed on National Register Town of North GreenbushMap (db m173882) HM
15New York, Rensselaer County, Defreestville — Fort Crailo
5 miles Fort Crailo “Yankee Doodle" written there 1758Map (db m145291) HM
16New York, Rensselaer County, Defreestville — Van Alen Home
Built on 400 acre tract Purchased 1778 by John Evert Van Alen born 1749-died 1807 Congressman 1793-1799Map (db m145274) HM
17New York, Rensselaer County, Eagle Bridge — Eagle Bridge Buskirk Veterans Memorial
Eagle Bridge Buskirk Veterans Memorial Remember those who served and those who died Killed In Action Brown, Stanley Fosegah, Thomas Gould, Jay B. Hall, RobertMap (db m191107) WM
18New York, Rensselaer County, Eagle Mills — Col. Joseph Allen
Former home of Col. Joseph H. Allen. Entrepreneur, industrialist politician, Civil War veteran b. 1821 - d. 1884. Buried - Eagle Mills CemeteryMap (db m137022) HM
19New York, Rensselaer County, Eagle Mills — Dist. 2 School
1-room c. 1840-81. Named for James A. Garfield who taught here 1854-56 while a student at Williams College.Map (db m137026) HM
20New York, Rensselaer County, Eagle Mills — Home of Philip P. Dater1798
Born 1790-died 1868 Served in War of 1812Map (db m137028) HM
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21New York, Rensselaer County, East Greenbush — Citizen Genet1763-1834
Settled two miles west of here about 1800. Grave behind this church.Map (db m138138) HM
22New York, Rensselaer County, East Greenbush — NY-24 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this Place Passed Gen. Henry Knox In the Winter of 1775 - 1776 To Deliver To Gen. George Washington At Cambridge The Train of Artillery From Fort Ticonderoga Used to Force the British Army to Evacuate Boston . . . Map (db m23720) HM
23New York, Rensselaer County, East Schodack — Log Meeting House Cemetery
Log Meeting House Cemetery Restoration initiated by W. Dale Johnson. Historical Society of Esquatak 1991Map (db m148941) HM
24New York, Rensselaer County, Grafton — Grafton Inn
1795 Built by 1st settler Abel Owen 1830 Lemuel Steward moved house to this location by 16 yoke of oxen 1923 Moon’s Mountain Top House-Inn 1987 Grafton Inn Bed & BreakfastMap (db m137019) HM
25New York, Rensselaer County, Grafton — Town of Grafton War Memorials
Dedicated to the men and women of the Town of Grafton who devotedly served their country in World War II Dedicated to the men and women of the Town of Grafton who devotedly served their country in Vietnam Dedicated to the men and women of . . . Map (db m137317) WM
26New York, Rensselaer County, Hoags Corners — “Big Thunder”
Here on July 4, 1844, Dr. Bouchton and his Calico Indians exhorted tenants against the Patroons. Their cry; "Down with the rent!"Map (db m145270) HM
27New York, Rensselaer County, Hoags Corners — Hoags Corners1786-1986
Many water-powered mills operated in this early industrial hamlet during the nineteenth century.Map (db m135113) HM
28New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick — Brimmer Farm
Brimmer Farm Settled ca. 1754 Attacked by Indians June 2nd, 1755 George Brimmer Killed and Buried Here Map (db m124850) HM
29New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick — Chester A. Arthur
Chester A. Arthur President 1881-1885 lived in Hoosick, N.Y. Union College Graduate 1848 Map (db m97253) HM
30New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick — Early Tavern
Early Tavern Kept by David Wilcox before 1814. Later home of Dr John Warren, born 1806, died 1882 Map (db m97252) HM
31New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick — Hoosick WW I & II Memorial
Hoosick This memorial is placed to honor the boys who lost their lives in World Wars I and II Earl Rudd Andrew Williams Leon Wilcox Lester GoodermoteMap (db m105746) WM
32New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick — Site of First Hoosick Baptist Church
Site of First Hoosick Baptist Church Organized March 16, 1785. First building erected 1792. Elder Samuel Rogers first regular pastor 1797 Map (db m97251) HM
33New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — "Ball Seminary"
Built in 1842 Incorporated by Regents 1843 Property conveyed 1863 to the Town of Hoosick for a free union school Map (db m124805) HM
34New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser
Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser Explorer of Western Canada 1805 - 1808 A river and mountain there honor his name Map (db m124811) HM
35New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — First Meeting House in Hoosick Falls
Erected 1800 for the use of the "Warren Society of Hoosick" Baptist church organized in 1847.Map (db m125477) HM
36New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Grandma Moses
Who won world fame at 80 after her paintings were discovered in this village is buried here in the Maple Grove Cemetery.Map (db m13999) HM
37New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Henderson E. Van Surdam"Let's be friendly"
This plaque is erected in honor of Henderson E. Van Surdam to celebrate his 100th birthday Born September 28,1881 - Hoosick Falls, New York Composer • World Traveler • All American Football Player • Graduated Hoosick Falls High School And . . . Map (db m148155) HM
38New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — 165 — Hoosick Falls Armory
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. By The United States Department of Interior.Map (db m203082) HM
39New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Hoosick Falls Elks Lodge 178 B.P.O.E.Founded December 9, 1890
Purchased the former Benedict home in 1907 and established the Elks home on this site. The tower and third story was removed during a 1960's renovation. Elks Lodge 178 disbanded in 2008.Map (db m148105) HM
40New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — 691 — Medal of Honor
Awarded to Sgt. Harris S. Hawthorne for capture of Confederate Maj. Gen G. W. Custis Lee at Sailors Creek, VA. April, 1865. Buried here.Map (db m203149) HM
41New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — 47 — Natty Bumppo — Legends & Lore —
In this burial ground lies Nathaniel Shipman, the inspiration for James Fenimore Cooper's famous "Natty Bumppo” character.Map (db m147932) HM
42New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — 449 — Old Maple Grove
Est. 1854 on earlier burial ground site. Buried here are men and woman who helped found and develop the Town of Hoosick.Map (db m124797) HM
43New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Town of Hoosick Civil War Memorial
The citizens of the Town of Hoosick hold in grateful remembrance the men who fought to save The Union 1861 - 1865Map (db m147934) WM
44New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Town of Hoosick Honor Roll
Erected in honor of the men and women of the Town of Hoosick who served their country in 1914 - the World War - 1918 In memoriam Baker, Walter H. • Baldwin, Lester • Bennett, Raymond • Blumquist, August • Canfield, Edward . . . Map (db m147949) WM
45New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Town of Hoosick War MemorialLest We Forget
In memory of all men and women in the Town of Hoosick who served in World War II Korean War and the Vietnam War the Persian Gulf WarMap (db m148240) WM
46New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Walloomsac M.E. Church
Site of Walloomsac M.E. Church Incorporated April 18, 1811 Reincorporated 1845 and 1858 on Pittstown circuit Church building removed 1898 Map (db m124808) HM
47New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Walter Abbott Wood
In memory of Hon. Walter Abbott wood, 1815 - 1892. Industrialist and inventor. Wood mowing and reaping machines were sold throughout the world. His mansion stood high on the hill behind this marker and in 1926 it was joined to the newly built high . . . Map (db m147944) HM
48New York, Rensselaer County, Hoosick Falls — Wood Park
Former Grounds Wood Mansion Walter A Wood High School Summer Band Concerts Hoosick Veterans Memorial Jose DeCreeft Sculpture Map (db m124802) HM
49New York, Rensselaer County, Nassau — Nassau Academy
Built in 1835 as a private preparatory school. Alumnus V. Colvin surveyed the Adirondack State Park.Map (db m138141) HM
50New York, Rensselaer County, Nassau — Nassau Village
First inhabited by native Mahicans, settled by Europeans 1740-50. Incorporated 1819. Early Commercial and transit hub.Map (db m138144) HM
51New York, Rensselaer County, North Greenbush — Little Red Schoolhouse
Little Red Schoolhouse Since 1861 The Only One Room Schoolhouse Operating In New York State Map (db m39022) HM
52New York, Rensselaer County, North Hoosick — Battle of BenningtonSan Coick Bridge Skirmish — August 14th 1777 —
Colonel Baum, commanding a force of 700 men sent by General Burgoyne to seize military stores at Bennington, here met American militia under Colonel Gregg who destroyed the bridge and fired upon the enemy. Colonel Baum here drew up his famous call . . . Map (db m36756) HM
53New York, Rensselaer County, North Hoosick — Battle of Bennington First Engagement
General John Stark with New Hampshire Vermont and Massachusetts militia defeated and captured an expeditionary force sent by General Burgoyne and commanded by Colonel Baum. This was one of the first decisive victories in the War of the Revolution.Map (db m58443) HM
54New York, Rensselaer County, North Hoosick — Battle of Bennington Second EngagementAugust 16th 1777
Battle Of Bennington Second engagement At this point occurred the defeat of Colonel Breyman, who commanded a force of 600 men sent by General Burgoyne to reinforce Colonel Baum. Seth Warner and his regiment of Vermont rangers “Green . . . Map (db m58444) HM
55New York, Rensselaer County, North Hoosick — Lakes to Locks PassageChamplain Canal Region
Lakes to Locks Passage takes you through a spectacular landscape laden with history. Follow this map to find your way through four story-filled regions that connect the historic waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George with the Champlain Canal . . . Map (db m148238) HM
56New York, Rensselaer County, North Hoosick — St. Croix Church
St. Croix Church Near here is site Dutch Reform Church the First Protestant Church in Hoosick Valley on lot of A. Wendell in Hoosac Pat.Map (db m141046) HM
57New York, Rensselaer County, Petersburgh — Reynolds Farm
Settled 1780 William W. Reynolds Born in Rhode Island Died here 1829. Served in American RevolutionMap (db m58450) HM
58New York, Rensselaer County, Petersburgh — Town of Petersburgh Honor Roll
In Remembrance Of All Those Who Have Served Our Country Revolutionary War Joseph Allen • John G. Brimmer • Gideon Clark • Lebbens Cottrell • Caleb Hakes • William Hartshorn, Capt. • Sterry Hewitt • Adel Lewis, Maj. • . . . Map (db m148652) WM
59New York, Rensselaer County, Pittstown — In Honor of Those
In honor of those who served in World War II from the 4th election dist. of the town of PittstownMap (db m97589) WM
60New York, Rensselaer County, Poestenkill — A President with Poestenkill Connections
In 1855 James A. Garfield, while a student at Williams College, preached in the Church of Christ, Disciples. The church occupied the rear of this site facing the "back street". Garfield also taught penmanship to children in a room on the second . . . Map (db m148086) HM
61New York, Rensselaer County, Poestenkill — Poestenkill War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of Poestenkill N.Y. who helped preserve the freedoms of humanity for all ages to come.Map (db m148271) WM
62New York, Rensselaer County, Rensselaer — Fort Crailo
2500 Feet Fort Crailo "Yankee Doodle" written there 1758Map (db m40776) HM
63New York, Rensselaer County, Rensselaer — Fort Crailo
2000 Feet Fort Crailo "Yankee Doodle" Written there 1758Map (db m40781) HM
64New York, Rensselaer County, Rensselaer — NY-23 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this Place Passed Gen. Henry Knox In the Winter of 1775 - 1776 To Deliver To Gen. George Washington At Cambridge The Train of Artillery From Fort Ticonderoga Used to Force the British Army to Evacuate Boston . . . Map (db m23718) HM
65New York, Rensselaer County, Rensselaer — Trade Partners Along the Hudson
First Inhabitants Mahican Indians, known today as Mohicans by the Mohican Nation, were Algonquian-speaking people who inhabited this spot as early as the 1400s. Mahicans gathered here, at Schaghticoke, Cohoes, and at DeLaets and . . . Map (db m43911) HM
66New York, Rensselaer County, Sand Lake — Glass Lake
Rensselaer Glassworks Glass House Village 1804-1852 Headwaters of The Wynantskill Map (db m65615) HM
67New York, Rensselaer County, Schaghticoke — In Memoriam
To the boys of the Town of Schaghticoke who served their country in defense of civilization 1917-1919 names not transcribedMap (db m132631) WM
68New York, Rensselaer County, Schodack — NY-25 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this Place Passed Gen. Henry Knox In the Winter of 1775 - 1776 To Deliver To Gen. George Washington At Cambridge The Train of Artillery From Fort Ticonderoga Used to Force the British Army to Evacuate Boston . . . Map (db m23747) HM
69New York, Rensselaer County, Stephentown — 454 — Former Church
Built 1871 as Methodist Episcopal. First woman pastor E.H. Delavan served 1881-1882 Restored 1998 by Stephentown Historical Soc as Heritage Ctr.Map (db m118573) HM
70New York, Rensselaer County, Stephentown — 228 — Glen Douglas Farm
Est. 1765. Home of Revolutionary War patriot Captain William Douglas. Commemorating 250 years of continuous family ownership.Map (db m133155) HM
71New York, Rensselaer County, Stephentown — Stephentown War Memorial
In memory of all who served from Stephentown (names not transcribed)Map (db m135293) WM
72New York, Rensselaer County, Town of Nassau — Home of Big Thunder
Dr. Smith Boughton, leader of 1844-45 anti rent war, liver here: 1838-1888Map (db m58448) HM
73New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — “Uncle Sam”
U.   S. In loving memory of “Uncle Sam” the name originating with Samuel Wilson 1766 --- 1854 during the War of 1812 and since adopted by the United States.Map (db m38072) HM
74New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — “Uncle Sam” Wilson’s Home
Samuel Wilson's home was located here at 144 Ferry Street (formerly 76 Ferry Street), at the southeast corner with 7th Avenue. Built in 1821, the building had a large open porch facing the avenue. Uncle Sam died July 31, 1854, at the age of . . . Map (db m137029) HM
75New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — 90 First Street
Built in the early 1800's, 90 First Street purchased by Daniel Robinson and his wife, the former Lucinda Conkling, in 1852. Known for his business acumen and tenacity, Mr. Robinson was the force behind the creation of the Troy to Boston Railroad. . . . Map (db m135237) HM
76New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — 92 First Street
Built in the mid-1800's for Maria Britton, the building was sold to Ralph and Elizabeth Starkes in 1854 where they raised their four children. Elizabeth Starkes was educated at the Troy Female Seminary. Ralph Starkes, descendant of Revolutionary War . . . Map (db m135239) HM
77New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — A Panoramic View of American History
We want our many visitors to realize that they are looking at one of the single most important broad overviews of American history anywhere in the country! What you see before you is the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers and "...most . . . Map (db m32346) HM
78New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Albert Pawling
2nd Lt. 1775. Led Forces At Quebec, St. John's, White Plains and Monmouth. 1st Sheriff Rensselaer County 1st Mayor City of Troy, NY Map (db m95633) HM
79New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Amos Eaton
Amos Eaton, with Patroon Stephen Van Rensselaer, founded the Rensselaer School in 1824, later Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. A philosopher of higher education, he revolutionized instruction away from the liberal arts tradition into a laboratory . . . Map (db m94519) HM
80New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Burden Iron Works
Henry Burden's Upper Works. Invented Modern Horseshoe And Railroad Spike, Site Of World's Most Powerful Water Wheel Founded 1809 Map (db m95642) HM
81New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Church of the Holy Cross
. . . Map (db m45241) HM
82New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — E. & S. Wilson – Brick Manufactory
In February, 1789, Samuel "Uncle Sam" and Ebenezer Wilson set out from Mason, N.H. on foot and headed for Troy, N.Y., a new settlement with opportunities for prosperity. By summer, using the clay deposits found on the west slope of Mount Ida, . . . Map (db m137031) HM
83New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Ebenezer Emmons1799-1863 — A giant of nineteenth century geology —
Rensselaer graduate of the first class of 1826 Rensselaer Professor of Geology 1830-1840 State Geologist, New York Geological Survey The first State Geologist of North Carolina 1851 Created the standard for American stratigraphic . . . Map (db m76731) HM
84New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Edith McCrea House
This lot was formed when Jacob D. Vanderheyden, an original settler of Troy, surveyed and subdivided his property in 1787. After passing through numerous owners, 88 First Street was used in 1833 as a home and office by Dr. James Thorn, a noted . . . Map (db m135236) HM
85New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Emma Hart Willard
In honor of Emma Hart Willard who on this spot established AD 1821 the first permanent seminary in America for the advanced education of women. Erected by her pupils and friends AD 1895 Her most enduring monument the . . . Map (db m135211) HM
86New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Emma Willard
2/23/1787 – 4/15/1870 Educator, author, & founder in 1814 of first school for girls with a curriculum like that available to boys. George E. Pataki, GovernorMap (db m7193) HM
87New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel & Crematorium
Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel And Crematorium Has Been Designated A National Historic Landmark This Site Possesses National Significance in Commemorating The History of The United States of America Built Between 1888 and 1889, . . . Map (db m94483) HM
88New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Gasholder House
Within this 19th century structure was a telescoping iron tank that stored manufactured coal gas until needed to illuminate streets and buildings in Troy Map (db m31952) HM
89New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — George Henry ThomasMajor General, U.S.A. — July 31, 1816 – March 28, 1870 —
★       ★ “The Rock of Chickamauga” A native Virginian who chose to remain in the Union Army. At the outbreak of the Civil War, General Thomas played a crucial role in the war’s outcome with his successes in the . . . Map (db m37448) HM WM
90New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Herman Melville
Author of "Moby Dick" Family Home 1838-1847 Did his earliest writing and completed first two books here; "Typee" and "Omoo"Map (db m32336) HM
91New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Historic Oakwood Cemetery
. . . Map (db m70241) HM
92New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — History of 1819 Fifth Avenue
Lot 418 (Yesterday) 1797 The premises on the western side of Fifth Street in the City of Troy initially known as Lot 418 was originally owned by Jacob D. Vanderheydan. Between the years of 1797 and 1862 the property was occupied by many different . . . Map (db m39346) HM
93New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — John Paine
. . . Map (db m115486) HM
94New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Julia Howard Bush Memorial Center
The "Front Door” of the Russell Sage College Campus, Julia Howard Bush Memorial Center is a prominent and nationally significant Greek Revival building constructed in 1836 by architect James Harrison Dakin. Built as the First Presbyterian . . . Map (db m135115) HM
95New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Kate Mullany House
Kate Mullany House has been designated a National Historic Landmark This house possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. Kate Mullany, an Irish Immigrant, laundry worker, and a nationally . . . Map (db m40827) HM
96New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Lansingburgh
First chartered village in Rensselaer County, New York, USA and was settled around 1763. The name is from Abraham Lansing, an early settler, combined with the Scottish word burgh. Street Docks at 123rd Street During the First . . . Map (db m115538) HM
97New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Liberty Street Presbyterian Church(African)
1840 - 1963 Site of Liberty Street Presbyterian Church (African) 1st Pastor, Henry H. Garnet, 1840-48; Local, State and Nat'l Abolitionist Meetings: Draft Riot Site, 1863 Beta Psi Boulé, Sigma . . . Map (db m93298) HM
98New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Locking Through
September 1, 1823, was a festive day in Troy, as a parade, music and gun salutes greeted the first two boats to pass through the new State Dam and Sloop Lock on the Hudson. The dam promised expanded trade and fed a hydraulic canal that delivered . . . Map (db m66678) HM
99New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Major General John Ellis Wool
This stone is erected to Major General John Ellis Wool. The gallant soldier, the able commander, and the patriotic citizen. Distinguished in many battles; and to Sarah Moulton, his excellent and worthy consort. ---------- Queenstown, October 13, . . . Map (db m81739) HM
100New York, Rensselaer County, Troy — Major General Joseph Bradford Carr1828 – 1895
[Left of Monument: ] United States Volunteer Service. Mustered in United States Service   May 14, 1861. Commissions. Colonel   Second New York Volunteers, May 10, 1861. Brigadier General United States Volunteers, Sept. 7, 1862. Major General . . . Map (db m38063) HM

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