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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Schenectady County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Schenectady County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Schenectady County, NY (171) Albany County, NY (360) Montgomery County, NY (203) Saratoga County, NY (515) Schoharie County, NY (138)  SchenectadyCounty(171) Schenectady County (171)  AlbanyCounty(360) Albany County (360)  MontgomeryCounty(203) Montgomery County (203)  SaratogaCounty(515) Saratoga County (515)  SchoharieCounty(138) Schoharie County (138)
Schenectady is the county seat for Schenectady County
Adjacent to Schenectady County, New York
      Albany County (360)  
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      Schoharie County (138)  
 
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1 New York, Schenectady County, Alplaus — Stevens House 1693
Built by Jonathan Stevens, Indian interpreter at Ael Plaets (Eel Place)Map (db m135688) HM
2 New York, Schenectady County, Alplaus — Yates Farm
And cemetery. Settled 1734 by Joseph Yates 1707-1748. Grandfather of Joseph C. Yates governor of N.Y. 1823-24Map (db m131239) HM
3 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Baptist Church
Society organized 1800 uniting Duanesburg & Florida Baptists-1st Ministers-Elders Reuben Mudge, Elnathan Finch Present edifice built 1868Map (db m6042) HM
4 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Christ Episcopal Church
Built 1792 Consecrated 1793 by Bishop Samuel Provoost A Glebe of 80 acres presented by James Duane for rectoryMap (db m5453) HM
5 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Christ Episcopal Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior . Circa 1793Map (db m5580) HM
6 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Christman Sanctuary
in honor of Mr. & Mrs. W.W. Christman ——————— "I Give, Bequeath, Devote, Devise, Shelter to Every Bird That Flies" ——————— Dedicated by The Mohawk . . . Map (db m7152) HM
7 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Christman Sanctuary — History —
The Eastern New York chapter of the Nature Conservancy purchased the original 97 acres of this sanctuary in 1970 from Lansing and Lucille Christman, son and daughter-in-law of the late William W. Christman. William (Will) Christman devoted his . . . Map (db m13904) HM
8 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — County Line Meeting House
Erected Here About 1800. It was used by all denominations worshiping in the vicinity.Map (db m6044) HM
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9 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Duanesburg Reformed Presbyterian Church
Society of the Reformed Presbyterian Church Org. 1795 By Rev. McKinney 1st Ministers: Rev. McMaster, Wylie, & Ramsay. Present Edifice Built 1836 Map (db m41320) HM
10 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Eatons Corners Post Office & Store
Site of post office & store established about 1820 by Lemuel Eaton and run for years. He brought the mail each Saturday on horseback from Amsterdam.Map (db m29760) HM
11 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — 26 — Esperance Witch — Legends & Lore —
Lived Near Here In 1800s. French Settler Accused Of Witchcraft By New England Settlers. Killed By Silver Bullet Shot Through Her Window Map (db m109404) HM
12 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Friends Meeting House
Friends Meeting House Erected 1807 Near Site Of Original Log Structure 1st Preacher—Ezekiel Tripp Society Organized About 1790Map (db m6043) HM
13 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Great Lot 92
The boundaries of the County Forest Preserve are the same as they were when Elkanoh Rockwell leased this land from James Duane in 1794. Duane held 50,000 acres in the area then known as Duane's Bush. He divided his land into hundred acre . . . Map (db m42061) HM
14 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Home of William North
Home, Erected 1784 - Of - William North Born 1755 Died 1836 ————————— Soldier Throughout The Revolution Aide De Camp To Baron Steuben Adjutant General Of The Provisional . . . Map (db m27494) HM
15 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — James Duane
Born 1732 buried here 1797. In Continental Congress Provincial Convention, Mayor of New York, State Senator, Federal Judge.Map (db m48921) HM
16 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — 16 — Michael Righter — Legends & Lore —
Michael Righter 1718-1804 Buried Here First Permanent Settler of Duanesburg Who Lived In Small Cave Near Here ca 1765 Before Building a Log Cabin Map (db m109359) HM
17 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Sherburne Tannery Reported missing
Near site of old Sherburne Tannery Est. by John Sherburne about 1790. After clearing land the business brought him over $100,000.Map (db m66740) HM
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18 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Site of Herrick Farm House
Site of Herrick Farmhouse In 1791 Stephen Herrick leased 90 acres of forest land from James Duane. At the time, Duane owned most of the town which he had subdivided into hundreds of farm lots. Herrick's annual rent was 13 Spanish . . . Map (db m211294) HM
19 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Tory Tree Site
During the Revolution a Tory stuck his poplar walking stick in hasty escape from capture by a Continental surpriseMap (db m6041) HM
20 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Town of Duanesburg
A grateful community dedicates this memorial to the men and women who have honorably served this countryMap (db m130290) WM
21 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — Wiggins Family Cemetery
Known as Duane's Bush in the late 18th Century, the Schenectady County Forest (in which you are standing) constitutes No. 92 of the 100 "Great Lots" formed by James Duane when he divided and sold his 50,000 Acres in 100-acre parcels. According . . . Map (db m211417) HM
22 New York, Schenectady County, Duanesburg — William North
William North Born 1755 Buried here 1836 Aide to Steuben in 1779 General in U. S. Army Son in law of James Duane Assemblyman and SpeakerMap (db m5518) HM
23 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — A Former Lake
Just north of these gravel knolls is the basin of a postglacial lake. Here men of an Arctic type once lived and huntedMap (db m127351) HM
24 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — A Notable Home
Here about 1720 stood the first house in this part of the valley. Home of seven generations of the Van Eps family.Map (db m129706) HM
25 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Alplaus
Formerly “Aal Plaats” from Dutch meaning “place of eels.” French and Indians camped at Alplaus Creek on the eve of Schenectady Massacre 1690.Map (db m125364) HM
26 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Beukendaal. 1748
Dutch Word Meaning Beechdale. DeGraff House Where 40 Schenectady Militia Fought Off French- Indian Raiding Party Town of Glenville Map (db m104952) HM
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27 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Cement Mill
Here, 1825-45, stood the kiln and mill of John Van Eps & Sons, making the first hydraulic cement in this part of the stateMap (db m130684) HM
28 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Fall Tree Kill
Named by the first settlers of the region. Here, his primitive bridge a fallen tree, the red man crossed this streamMap (db m127354) HM
29 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — First Church in Glenville
First Church In Glenville Built 1785, here stood the "Church at the Woestina" (Church in the Wilderness). Removed to Rotterdam 1812.Map (db m105176) HM
30 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Hoffmans Ferry
Here About 1790 Harmanus Vedder Established A Ferry Which Bore His Name Until 1835 When The Ferry Rights Were Bought By J. Hoffman Map (db m105177) HM
31 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Josias Swart Homestead
Called the sixth flat, Josias Swart, b. 1653, received a deed from the Trustees of Schenectady August 5, 1713Map (db m130345) HM
32 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Kinaquariones
Site of archaic Algonkian village. Its corn pits yet remains. Through this vale ran a great and ancient path, trod by many races.Map (db m130339) HM
33 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Primitive Path
Here ran a great and well-beaten path by the archaic Algonkin and other nations, going between the sea coast and the interiorMap (db m127348) HM
34 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Primitive Path
Here ran a great and well-beaten path used by the archaic Algonkin and other nations, going between the sea coast and interiorMap (db m127353) HM
35 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Sacandaga Road
New York Sacandaga Road Cut Through The Primitive Forest By Early Settlers Along An Indian Trail Leading To The Sacandaga Region And Canada. Map (db m104957) HM
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36 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Sacandaga Road
Cut through primitive forest by early settlers along an Indian trail leading Sacandaga Region and CanadaMap (db m126936) HM
37 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Schenectady County Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m149031) WM
38 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Seeley House
Farm of John F. Seeley, 19th Century broom corn grower, broom manufacturer. First bridge erected here in 1855 by Volney FreemanMap (db m125398) HM
39 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Site of a Tavern
New York Site Of A Tavern Kept By Nicholas S. Van Patten. First Glenville Town Meeting Held Here Jan. 2, 1821 Map (db m104983) HM
40 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — The Beukendaal Battle
1748         1929 In Memory Of The Men Who Were Killed In This Ravine In The Beukendaal Battle On July 18, 1748 By The Canadian Indians John A. Bradt Johannes Marinus Peter Vrooman Daniel Van Antwerpen Cornelis Viele, . . . Map (db m102619) HM
41 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Van Vleck Home
Here, about 1770, Harmanus Van Vleck cleared a tract and built his house in the dense forest, yet haunt of the wolf, bear, and pantherMap (db m127352) HM
42 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Vedder Tavern
Built by Schermerhorn family in 1676 and 1769 on east end of seventh flat. For many years kept as a tavern by Albert Vedder.Map (db m130349) HM
43 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Wolf Hollow
A Fault And Displacement of 1000 Feet in Earth's Surface Rocks. Here, In 1669, The Mohawks Ambushed Their Algonkian Invaders Map (db m105175) HM
44 New York, Schenectady County, Glenville — Wolf Hollow
New York Wolf Hollow A Fault And Displacement Of 1000 Feet In Earth's Surface Rocks. Here, In 1669, The Mohawks Ambushed Their Algonkian Invaders Map (db m105189) HM
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45 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — Edith M. Boldebuck1915-1981
Edith M. Boldebuck, a leading GE patent holder, played a key role in the developments of plastics and insulating materials. Map (db m123052) HM
46 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — General Electric Research Laboratory
General Electric Research Laboratory has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America 1980 Heritage Conservation and Recreation . . . Map (db m223745) HM
47 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — John Brown Hiking Trails and Mohawk River State Park
History of the John Brown Hiking Trails and Mohawk River State Park Named for local preservationist, the John Brown Hiking Trails wind through 100 acres on Niskayuna Town land and 117 acres on the Mohawk River State Park, formerly the . . . Map (db m158316) HM
48 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — 927 — Matthew Winne Jr.1806-1897
Community leader, farmer, boatmaker, postmaster and church deacon. Served as member of New York State Assembly in 1854. Lived here.Map (db m231215) HM
49 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — Raymond F. Loucks
In Memory Of Raymond F. Loucks Town Attorney 1958-1967 County Attorney 1968-1977 And All Who Served The Town Of NiskayunaMap (db m146105) HM
50 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — The Ferry Road Bridge & Its Surroundings… A Brief History
This area was the site of rich Native American agricultural fields and extensive trade paths. In the 17th century and 18th centuries, Dutch colonists and other European settlers farmed here and transported their goods on those same paths. Boats and . . . Map (db m126661) HM
51 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — The Historic Rexford AqueductA feature of the National Historic Landmark - New York State Canal System - The Erie Canal
In 1817, the Erie Canal was established under the management of the Erie Canal Commission. The canal was dug from Albany to Buffalo 4’ deep and 40’ wide with stone locks 15’x 90’. The locks were the limiting factor on boat size, and the efficiency . . . Map (db m128557) HM
52 New York, Schenectady County, Niskayuna — Welcome to the Colonie Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Path
The Town of Colonie includes 10.2 miles of riverfront along the Mohawk River and Erie Canal. The bike-hike trail which parallels the river and canal is part of the 359 mile NYS Canalway Trail stretching from Buffalo to Albany. Points of interest . . . Map (db m127029) HM
53 New York, Schenectady County, Pattersonville — Johnson Hall – 1763Johnstown — Historic New York —
          Sir William Johnson (1715-1774), Indian trader, statesman, diplomat and Colonial Empire Builder, in 1763 built Johnson Hall, the center of his estate and the scene of many Indian conferences.           Coming from Ireland in 1738, . . . Map (db m75961) HM
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54 New York, Schenectady County, Pattersonville, Mariaville — Frost Homestead
This house was built by James Frost in 1834, using reclaimed portions from the Featherstonhaugh Mansion built in 1808Map (db m6040) HM
55 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — 10th Ward War MemorialBellevue, New York
To the honor of those from the 10th ward who so gloriously served their country in World War II 1941-1945 These gave their all in World War II John A. Alois, Stanley Best, Ralph R. Bouck, Joseph Caiazzo, James F. Dorning, Albert Desimone, . . . Map (db m133937) WM
56 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — Early Frontier
In its early years, Schenectady was a frontier community, centered on farming and trade with the Five Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy (or Haudenosaunee). Life for early settlers was highly focused on the Mohawk River. One of the most precious . . . Map (db m146897) HM
57 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 23Erie Canal Lock 23
The stonework surrounding you is the remains of lock 23 of the Enlarged Erie Canal. Canal boats, drawn by mules and horses, passed through the chambers on either side of you on their way toward revolutionizing transportation in the mid-nineteenth . . . Map (db m25101) HM
58 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — Enlarged Lock 23
About 3000 feet from modern Lock 8 is Lock 23, built in 1841 during the enlargement of the Erie Canal (1836-1862). It replaced original Erie Canal Lock 26. Enlarging the canal became imperative by the mid-1830's after user demand outstripped the . . . Map (db m93716) HM
59 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — Gateway LandingSchenectady Harbor 1660 - 1820
Head of navigation on the Mohawk, this thriving gateway post funneled traders, soldiers and settlers west for over 160 years. Warehouses -- filled with furs, grain, salt, potash and other goods -- lined the far bank of the Binnekill. Hundreds of . . . Map (db m53146) HM
60 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — George S. Haswell III1946 - 1994
Mariner, master of the batteau Discovery, which departed this harbor August 21, 1992, on the 200th anniversary of Schuyler's Expedition, through her final voyage to Onondaga Lake, July 9th 1994; there he was struck by lightning and died, July . . . Map (db m51122) HM
61 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — George WestinghouseAn American Leader — Veteran - Inventor - Businessman —
Born October 6, 1846    Central Bridge, New York Died March 12, 1914    Buried in Arlington National Cemetery Educated in Schenectady   Attended Union College Civil War Veteran of the Union Army and Navy 1863,1865 Founded Westinghouse . . . Map (db m134086) HM
62 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — Home of Jimmy Carter
U.S. Army Rotterdam Housing Area Home of Jimmy Carter October 1952 - October 1953 James Earl Carter, Jr., President of the United States 1977-1981, and his wife Rosalynn, lived in Quarters Number 7 when he . . . Map (db m6870) HM
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63 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — Schenectady
From the beginning, it was the waterway that attracted people to Schenectady. Dutch settlers founded Schenectady in 1661 as part of the New Netherland Colony. The name "Schenectady" is said to be derived from the Mohawk word for "on the side of the . . . Map (db m146740) HM
64 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam — Vedder Family Cemetery
This historic burial plot contains the remains of descendants of Harmen Albertse Vedder, an original settler of Schenectady. He purchased the land and built a home in 1672. Harmen died around 1715 and is probably buried here. After purchasing this . . . Map (db m23020) HM
65 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam Junction — Alan Fairbanks
Died November 28, 2006 due to a spinal cord injury caused by a car-bike crash at this crossing, October 29, 2006. The white "ghost bike” has been standing watch as a memorial to Alan since 2007, awaiting the current design to be installed . . . Map (db m130990) HM
66 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam Junction — Jan Mabee House
Built Circa 1705 Occupied for 3 Centuries The Farmstead Features 2 Distinct Styles Of Dutch Architecture Map (db m32192) HM
67 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam Junction — Jan Mabee House
Built Circa 1705 Occupied For 3 Centuries The Farmstead Features 2 Distinct Styles Of Dutch Architecture Map (db m73814) HM
68 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam Junction — Lock 25Rotterdam Junction, New York
You are standing at the remains of Lock 25 of the Historic Erie Canal. Construction of the Erie Canal began in 1817 and opened in its entirety in 1825. The Erie Canal is considered the engineering marvel of the 1800s. When the federal . . . Map (db m193907) HM
69 New York, Schenectady County, Rotterdam Junction — Plotter Kill Aqueduct
These stone arches are the remains of an aqueduct that conveyed the Erie Canal across the Plotter Kill Creek. Aqueducts were used to carry the canal and its towpath over rivers, ravines, and other obstructions. They each consisted of an arched . . . Map (db m125976) HM
70 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — "Big Boy"ALCo's Mighty 4-8-8-4
"Big Boy” was a lot of rolling steel - a whopping 1,250,000 pounds, or 612.5 tons of it with its tender included. The American Locomotive Company built 25 of these mammoth locomotives for the Union Pacific Railroad between the years . . . Map (db m125487) HM
71 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — "Jupiter"And the Golden Spike
Nearing the completion of America's first transcontinental railroad in 1868, Schenectady Locomotive works filled an important order: four recently built engines numbered #60, #61, #62, and #63 were dismantled and shipped around Cape Horn to San . . . Map (db m159913) HM
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72 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — 12th Ward World War II Memorial
In gratitude to the men and women of the 12th Ward who served their country in the Second World War. left plaque: Dedicated to the patriotism and valor of the more than fifteen hundred men and women of the Twelfth Ward who served in the . . . Map (db m138067) WM
73 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — 1418 Union
Home of Harriet Leonard Colburn. First Regent 1911 of Schenectady Chapter NSDAR. Suffragist, musician, leader of civic organizations.Map (db m135613) HM
74 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — 1832-1838
Site of S&S RR (Schenectady and Saratoga Railroad) SubwayMap (db m128758) HM
75 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Albany Path Ska-Nek-Ta-De
Trail Through Open Pines Wagon, Stagecoach and Military Road. Now State St. and Route 5 to Albany Map (db m51127) HM
76 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — ALCo Site
On this three-acre plot in 1848 was founded the locomotive works which prospered until 1968 as American Locomotive Co. Map (db m38348) HM
77 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — ALCo's Legacy
The American Locomotive Company (ALCO) and its predecessor, Schenectady Locomotive Works, manufactured locomotives from 1849 until 1969. For 120 years they designed and sold high quality, state-of-the-art locomotives to railroads and governments on . . . Map (db m125514) HM
78 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — ALCo's Legacy
The American Locomotive Company (ALCO) and its predecessor, Schenectady Locomotive Works, manufactured locomotives from 1849 until 1969. For 120 years they designed and sold high quality, state-of-the-art locomotives to railroads and governments on . . . Map (db m125519) HM
79 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Arendt Van Curler
To honor the memory of Arendt Van Curler Acknowledged leader of the fifteen original settlers of Schenectady. Born at Nijkerk, Holland, 1620; Came to New Amsterdam, 1638; To Schenectady, 1662; Resided here until death. . . . Map (db m15029) HM
80 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Bradt House1735
Early type of Dutch farmhouse. To west was Woestina (Wilderness)Map (db m123077) HM
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81 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — ca 1786
John Baptist Van Epps was a fur trader and also operated a fleet of boats. At this site he ran the ferry dock at which George Washington landed on one of his visits to Schenectady.Map (db m128741) HM
82 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — ca 1850
First Schenectady home of Dr. Charles Proteus SteinmetzMap (db m130186) HM
83 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — 10 — Canal Aqueduct
Built 1840-1841 to replace original 1825 structure. Carried boats on Erie Canal across Plotterkill. Rebuilt after July 1891 storm.Map (db m162654) HM
84 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Casey JonesLegendary Engineer
Railroads and railroading are an integral part of our nation's songbook. By the early 20th century, that included songs such as John Henry, the mythical steel-drivin' man;" The Wabash Cannonball, a locomotive with "no equal;” . . . Map (db m125474) HM
85 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Central Park Rose GardenWelcome/Visiting/History
History of the Central Park Rose garden 1959 Col. Charles D. Brown Designer of the Rose Garden 1960 First 400 rose bushes planted 1965 View of the stone garden walls 1966 Mayor Ellis crowns Rose Queen at Annual Rose Festival 1967 . . . Map (db m230976) HM
86 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Circa 1824Mary and James Carley House
Built on land granted in 1662 to Jacques Van Slyck, son of a Mohawk woman, Otstoch, and Cornelius Van Slyck. Site of Van Slyck’s tavern 1671. Structure replaces the buildings destroyed in the Great Fire of 1819.Map (db m128802) HM
87 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Clench's Tavern
Here St Georges Lodge No 6 F & AM Formed June 1774 Here Washington Was Entertained By Civil and Military Authorities June 30, 1782 Map (db m51163) HM
88 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Commemorating Massacre
Commemorating Massacre of Feb. 8-9,1690. One Hundred and Fourteen French and Ninety-Six Indians Entered During Night at North Gate, Located at this Point. Assault was Commenced Here. Seventy Houses were Burned, Sixty Persons Killed and . . . Map (db m77520) HM
89 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Cur Non?
Cur Non! On June 11, 1825 Major General Marquis De Lafayette, Soldier, Statesman, Citizen of France And of the United States, Was the Guest of the Honorable Joseph C. Yates, Governor of The State . . . Map (db m34319) HM
90 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Dewitt ClintonThe First Passenger Train — The First Steam Passenger Train In America —
In 1830, Peter Cooper, the inventor of America's first steam locomotive, demonstrated to executives at the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road that his locomotive, Tom Thumb was economically competitive with canal transportation because of its lower cost . . . Map (db m159761) HM
91 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Dutch Church
Founded Before 1680. First Mohawk Valley Church From Its Academy of 1785 Grew Union College, 1795. Map (db m77728) HM
92 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Early Smithy
On this corner site stood first Bellevue Blacksmith shop, from 1885 to 1925. Started by Julius Zander, followed by Julius Zemke. Map (db m49268) HM
93 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Edison and SteinmetzTwo founding fathers of electricity
Thomas Edison was a brilliant inventor and entrepreneur. Charles Steinmetz was a mathematical genius in the field of electrical engineering. Both epitomized the American dream for success. Edison was profoundly hearing-impaired and Steinmetz . . . Map (db m130634) HM
94 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Ellis Hospital
Built 1893 on this site,replacing 1885 Dispensary. It became City Hall Annex in 1906 as hospital moved to Nott Street location.Map (db m58342) HM
95 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — First Mill
Site Of First Mill Built By Sweer Teunise On Mill Kill 1666. Destroyed By Flood 1673 and Rebuilt. First Industry Of The Mohawk Valley Map (db m51121) HM
96 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — First Site of Old Dutch Church
This was in the square at intersection of these streets. Dimensions fifty-six feet north and south, and forty-six east and west. Built in 1688, of wood. Burned during Massacre of 1690. Rebuilt of stone in 1703. Used as guard house and . . . Map (db m223655) HM
97 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Free Masonry Reported missing
St George's Lodge, No. 6 F. & A. M. Founded Here 1774 Under Auspices Of Sir John Johnson, Grand Master, New York Colony Map (db m51170) HM
98 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — Freemasonry
St. George's Lodge No. 6 F. & A.M. Founded Here 1774 Under Auspices of Sir John Johnson Grand Master, New York Colony Map (db m143156) HM
99 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — GE Realty Plot
E.K Rossiter, T.H. Ellet, W.T.B. Mynderse, and A.J. Russell were among the major architects who designed houses here.Map (db m125443) HM
100 New York, Schenectady County, Schenectady — General Electric Building 32
Constructed in 1892 for Thomas Edison's research on lighting and later for Doppler Radar development for the United States Government was restored in 1998 by Warren Camp with support from The City of Schenectady and The New York State Economic . . . Map (db m66125) HM

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