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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Columbia County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Columbia 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 Columbia County, NY (231) Albany County, NY (348) Dutchess County, NY (337) Greene County, NY (118) Rensselaer County, NY (155) Ulster County, NY (263) Berkshire County, MA (149)  ColumbiaCounty(231) Columbia County (231)  AlbanyCounty(348) Albany County (348)  DutchessCounty(337) Dutchess County (337)  GreeneCounty(118) Greene County (118)  RensselaerCounty(155) Rensselaer County (155)  UlsterCounty(263) Ulster County (263)  BerkshireCountyMassachusetts(149) Berkshire County (149)
Hudson is the county seat for Columbia County
Adjacent to Columbia County, New York
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1New York, Columbia County, Ancram — Ancram's Civil War VeteransHonor Roll — 1861-1865 —
On New York State Route 82 at County Route 7, in the median on State Route 82.
Belcher, John A. • Bell, Charles M. • Brandt, Phillip • Brooks, Henry • Brown, John • Butts, James • Butts, Robert • Byrne, John • Card, Roland • Card, Walter • Carl, John • Dayis, Isaac • Decker, Jacob • George, Charles . . . Map (db m140120) WM
2New York, Columbia County, Ancram — Iron Works
On New York State Route 82, on the right when traveling south.
Site of iron works, first in Colony of New York, had 4 forges. Founded by Robert R. Livingston 1743. Demolished 1854Map (db m137997) HM
3New York, Columbia County, Ancram — Lasher House
On County Route 11, 2 miles north of County Route 7, on the right when traveling north.
Oldest part built about 1770. In possession of Lasher family until 1910.Map (db m145519) HM
4New York, Columbia County, Ancram — Signal Hill
On County Route 11 at Green Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on County Route 11.
Used by Indians for fires. Fires built on this rock could be seen for many miles. Called Green Hill Indian Signal Rock.Map (db m150799) HM
5New York, Columbia County, Ancram — The Men of Ancram Who Served In The World WarHonor Roll — 1917-1919 —
On New York State Route 82 at County Route 7, in the median on State Route 82.
Belcher, Sheloon C. Blass, Tard B. Boice, Guy Boice, Lee Booth, George Brizzie, Lee Brandt, Frank Brower, Charles Jr. Cabe, Henry Dietter, Free J. Edleman, Lliam F. Garrisson. Arthur E. Binsdale, Alfred Hinsdale, . . . Map (db m140121) WM
6New York, Columbia County, Ancram — Town of Ancram
On New York State Route 82 at County Route 7, in the median on State Route 82.
Named in honor of the ancestral home of the Livingstons at Teviotdale, Roxburghshire ScotlandMap (db m138001) HM
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7New York, Columbia County, Ancramdale — Lead Mines
On New York State Route 82 at County Route 8, on the right when traveling south on State Route 82.
Site of Lead Mines ore discovered by Mr. Keefer. Livingston bought lease 1827. Operated to 1837. Others operated until 1866Map (db m140606) HM
8New York, Columbia County, Austerlitz — 209 — Austerlitz Historic District
On New York State Route 22 at E Hill Road, on the left when traveling south on State Route 22.
Austerlitz Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m205921) HM
9New York, Columbia County, Austerlitz — 933 — Charles Kinne
On New York State Route 22 south of Harvey Mountain Road, on the left when traveling south.
1808 - 1882. Started business manufacturing wagons, carriages and sleighs here ca. 1847. Built adjacent two cottages ca. 1873.Map (db m203313) HM
10New York, Columbia County, Austerlitz — 459 — Early Tavern
On New York State Route 22 south of New York State Route 203, on the left when traveling south.
Opened ca. 1829. Became Harvey Hotel 1870-1915. Columbia Inn 1921-1951. Featured dance pavilion, also served as polling place.Map (db m203227) HM
11New York, Columbia County, Austerlitz — Edna St. Vincent Millay
On East Hill Road (New York State Route 22) at East Hill Road, on the left when traveling south on East Hill Road.
Noted American poet, resided in this hamlet of Austerlitz at her home Steepletop from 1920 until 1950.Map (db m135628) HM
12New York, Columbia County, Austerlitz — 934 — Oscar Beckwith
On New York State Route 22, 3.8 miles north of Upper Hollow Road, on the right when traveling north.
Killed Simon Vandercook 1882, Partner in failed Austerlitz Hills Gold Mine 1.6 Mi. East Arrested 1885 in Canada and hanged in Hudson, NY 1888.Map (db m203322) HM
13New York, Columbia County, Canaan — Queechy Church Burial Ground
On New York State Route 295, 1 mile west of New York State Route 22, on the right when traveling west.
1828 -1963 Queechy Methodist Church 1829 Building erected. 1929 September 21-22 One Hundredth Anniversary, Rev. D.A.Cataldo, Pastor. The following is copied from the booklet published for the celebration. 1964 N.Y. Conf. Minutes, . . . Map (db m145309) HM
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14New York, Columbia County, Canaan — Town of Canaan War Memorial
On New York State Route 295 at County Route 5, on the right when traveling west on State Route 295.
Dedicated to the memory of those who have served our country in all warsMap (db m145272) WM
15New York, Columbia County, Chatham — Chatham
On Main Street at New York State Route 66 and, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
First known as Groats' Corners. Settled about 1811. Incorporated 1869. Earlier renowned as an important terminal on three railraods.Map (db m135977) HM
16New York, Columbia County, Chatham — Chatham War Memorial
On Hudson Avenue at Park Row and Depot Square, in the median on Hudson Avenue.
In grateful memory of the services rendered by the men of Chatham, that the principles of this Republic might br preserved. Rededicated in celebration of our bicentennial Nov. 11, 1976Map (db m135980) WM
17New York, Columbia County, Chatham — 452 — Clark Home
On Iron Hill Road (County Route 9) at Raup Road, on the right when traveling west on Iron Hill Road.
Mary E. Clark, prominent physician & philanthropist lived here 1845-1937. Land owned by early settler Nehemiah Spencer until 1799.Map (db m158656) HM
18New York, Columbia County, Chatham — Groat’s Tavern
On River Street near Main Street, on the right.
First building erected in Chatham - built by William Thomas in 1811 - Chatham was first called Groat's CornersMap (db m135931) HM
19New York, Columbia County, Chatham — The American Legion
On Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
Held its first post meeting in Columbia County in this building when Chatham Post 42 convened here July 12, 1919Map (db m135957) HM
20New York, Columbia County, Chatham — 133 — Tracy Memorial Village Hall
On Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2016 by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m135960) HM
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21New York, Columbia County, Chatham Center — Van Alstyne House
On County Route 28 east of Silvernail Road, on the right when traveling west.
Reputed to have been used as a fort during RevolutionMap (db m196392) HM
22New York, Columbia County, Churchtown — “The Hill”
On Bells Pond Road (County Route 12) 0.5 miles east of Route 82, on the right when traveling west.
Built in 1802 by Henry Walter Livingston, who died here 1810.Map (db m165566) HM
23New York, Columbia County, Churchtown — Linlithgo Mills
On Bells Pond Road (County Route 12) 0.7 miles east of New York State Route 82, on the left when traveling west.
Site of “Linlithgo Mills" grist mills built 1780 by Robert Livingston. Named by S. Fox of Fox's hosiery factory and grist mills.Map (db m165565) HM
24New York, Columbia County, Churchtown — Livingston-Claverack Line
On County Road 12 (County Route 12) at Junction Road, on the left when traveling west on County Road 12.
Both districts 1772, towns 1788. Livingston included Clermont, Gallatin, Granger. Claverack included Hudson, Hillsdale, part of Ghent.Map (db m150825) HM
25New York, Columbia County, Churchtown — Livingston-Claverack Line
On Millbrook Road at County Route 12, on the right when traveling north on Millbrook Road.
Both districts 1772, towns 1788. Livingston included Clermont, Gallatin, Granger. Claverack included Hudson, Hillsdale, part of GhentMap (db m166153) HM
26New York, Columbia County, Churchtown — Livingston-Claverack Line
On County Route 12 at Millbrook Road, on the right when traveling west on County Route 12.
Both districts 1772, towns 1788. Livingston included Clermont, Gallatin, Granger. Claverack included Hudson, Hillsdale, part of GhentMap (db m166154) HM
27New York, Columbia County, Churchtown — Taghkanic-Claverack Line
On Taghkanic-Churchtown Road at Junction Road, on the left when traveling north on Taghkanic-Churchtown Road.
Taghkanic organized 1803 as Granger, included Copake. Claverack, a district 1772. Hillsdale removed 1782, Hudson 1785. Organized as town 1788Map (db m165751) HM
28New York, Columbia County, Claverack — Claverack War Memorial
On New York State Route 9H at New York State Route 23B, on the right on State Route 9H.
Erected in Honor of the Men and Women of Claverack who served their Country in World War I And World War II Panel 2: World War I George A. Baker John D. Barnard Clifford C. Best LeRoy Best Albert . . . Map (db m150427) HM
29New York, Columbia County, Claverack — First Court House
On New York State Route 23B at Old Lane, on the left when traveling south on State Route 23B.
Erected 1788. Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, other prominent lawyers tried cases here. Martin Van Buren admitted to bar here. Court moved to Hudson in 1805.Map (db m150388) HM
30New York, Columbia County, Claverack — Gen. Samuel B. Webb1753-1807
On Webb Road, 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 23B, on the left when traveling west.
Revolutionary War battles Bunker Hill, Trenton, Princeton Aide-de-camp for Washington Home locally called-Christmas HouseMap (db m150808) HM
31New York, Columbia County, Claverack — Reformed Dutch Church of Claverack
On New York State Route 9H at Old Lane, on the left when traveling south on State Route 9H.
Congregation established 1716. Current sanctuary built 1767 NYS Historical Register May 5, 2001 National Register June 21, 2001Map (db m140604) HM
32New York, Columbia County, Claverack — 275 — Shaw Bridge
On Van Wyck Lane.
Double span scientific design bowstring truss bridge constructed 1870. Design patented by Squire Whipple of Utica in 1841.Map (db m133079) HM
33New York, Columbia County, Claverack — Washington Seminary
On New York State Route 9H north of Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Early Columbia County school established here 1779. Later became Claverack College and Hudson River Institute until its closing in 1902.Map (db m136449) HM
34New York, Columbia County, Claverack-Red Mills — The Lower Manor
On New York State Route 23, 0.5 miles east of New York State Route 9H, on the left when traveling east.
Location of manor of Lower Manor of Van Rensselaer patroonship. House built by Hendrick van Rensselaer in 1685. Tenants paid rents here.Map (db m158660) HM
35New York, Columbia County, Clermont — Brick House Built in 1804
On U.S. 9 north of Buckwheat Road, on the right when traveling north.
by Dr. Thomas Brodhead. The bricks were made here of clay kneaded by cattle being driven over itMap (db m136309) HM
36New York, Columbia County, Clermont — First Public School in New York
On U.S. 9, 0.1 miles north of Commons Road (County Route 6), on the left when traveling north.
Was established at Clermont in 1791Map (db m136307) HM
37New York, Columbia County, Clermont — Highland Turnpike
On U.S. 9 at Blue Hill Road (County Route 8) when traveling south on U.S. 9.
Incorporated in 1804. An early roadMap (db m137800) HM
38New York, Columbia County, Clermont — Saint Luke's Church Clermont
On U.S. 9, 0.1 miles north of Commons Road (County Route 6), on the left when traveling north.
Built 1859 as an Episcopal Church Transferred to Clermont in 1973Map (db m136308) HM
39New York, Columbia County, Clermont — St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church1902
On County Route 19 at County Route 8, on the left when traveling south on County Route 19.
First church on this site 1861 destroyed by fire 1901. N.Y.S. & National Historical RegistriesMap (db m137802) HM
40New York, Columbia County, Clermont — The AcademyBuilt in 1834
On U.S. 9, 0.1 miles north of Commons Road (County Route 6), on the left when traveling north.
As a seminary of learning The land was given by Edward P. LivingstonMap (db m136304) HM
41New York, Columbia County, Clermont — The Clermont
On U.S. 9, 0.1 miles north of Commons Road (County Route 6), on the left when traveling north.
Since and prior to its incorporation in 1788, Clermont has played a significant role in the history of America. Clermont’s history includes: home of Robert R. Livingston, negotiator of Louisiana Purchase and a drafter of the Declaration of . . . Map (db m136305) HM
42New York, Columbia County, Clermont — The Stone Jug
On New York State Route 9G at Jug Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 9G.
Built 1752. A typical Dutch house and one of the oldest houses in the Town of Clermont Map (db m77137) HM
43New York, Columbia County, Clermont — Town Hall Clermont
On U.S. 9, 0.1 miles north of Commons Road (County Route 6), on the left when traveling north.
Built in 1894 as a Grange HallMap (db m136306) HM
44New York, Columbia County, Copake — Copake, NY War Memorial
On County Route &A near County Route 7, in the median.
These We Honor 1917-1919 Lester Raught 1941-1945 Clarence J. Beeker Feliz Garaccia Ralph Veer Stephen C. McIntyre John E. Miller (additional names not transcribed)Map (db m135807) WM
45New York, Columbia County, Copake — First Town Meeting
On County Route 7A at Farm Road, on the left when traveling west on County Route 7A.
Site of first town meeting, April 4, 1824 in this building on this site.Map (db m135794) HM
46New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 3 — Blast Furnace & Charging DeckIron Works Trail
Near Valley View Road.
In 1845, Lemuel Pomeroy II built the first iron furnace near this location. The blast furnace stack visible today dates to about 1871, when improvements were made to the Copake Iron Works by Frederick Miles after he purchased the site from Pomeroy. . . . Map (db m135848) HM
47New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 6 — Blowing Engine HouseIron Works Trail
On Valley View Road.
This brick building once housed bellows to drive air into the blast furnace. The Blowing Engine House , an addition to the 1840's/1850's Machine Shop, is depicted on an 1888 property map. The building's brick buttresses were constructed to keep the . . . Map (db m135874) HM
48New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 2 — Charcoal Blast Furnace OperationsIron Works Trail
Near Valley View Road.
Producing high-quality cast iron in a charcoal-fired blast furnace required skill. Laborers constantly “charged” the furnace by wheeling carts of raw materials across the charging deck and dumping them into the charging hole at the top . . . Map (db m135815) HM
49New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — Copake Falls War Memorial
On Old New York 22 (Route 344) at New York State Route 344, in the median on Old New York 22.
In grateful memory of the services rendered by the men and women of this community in order that the principles of this Republic might be preserved.Map (db m135844) WM
50New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 1 — Copake Iron Works1845-1903
Near Valley View Road.
In 1845, Lemuel Pomeroy II, a prominent gun manufacturer from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and his sons, established the Copake Iron Works here at the western edge of the Litchfield Iron District. The site offered all the resources essential for iron . . . Map (db m135768) HM
51New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 125 — Copake Iron Works
On Valley View Road, on the right.
Designated National Heritage Area in2016. Part of the Hudson River Valley Heritage area recognized by U.S. Congress in 1996.Map (db m135873) HM
52New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — Copake Iron Works Historic District
On New York State Route 344 at Valley View Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 344.
Ironworks established in 1845 by Lemuel Pomeroy; later operated by the Miles family. Ceased operation in the 1920's. Acquired by Taconic State Park in 1928. State and National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m135719) HM
53New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — Harlem Valley Rail Trail
On New York State Route 344 east of Miles Road, on the right when traveling east.
The Harlem Valley derives its name from "The New York and Harlem Railroad," chartered in 1831 and opened in lower Manhattan in 1832 with horse drawn cars. In 1842 the line crossed the Harlem River, and in 1873 joined the New York Central . . . Map (db m116811) HM
54New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 17 — Isaac Chesbrough HouseIron Works Trail
On Valley View Road, on the left when traveling east.
This Greek Revival style dwelling appears on maps dating to 1858. The home was likely built in the late 1840s to early 1850s for Isaac Chesbrough, who owned the house until his death in 1893. Chesbrough was the first foreman of the Copake Iron . . . Map (db m135845) HM
55New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 15 — Pomeroy
Near Valley View Road.
In 1660 Medad Pomeroy accepted tools, an anvil shaped like this replica, and land in exchange for opening a blacksmith shop in Northampton, Massachusetts. That anvil was passed through many generations of Pomeroy blacksmiths becoming a symbol of . . . Map (db m135717) HM
56New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 343 — Pomeroy Homes
Near this site 3 homes built ca. 1850 by Lemuel Pomeroy family. Founders of Copake Iron Works. Remaining home acquired by park in 1928. Map (db m132778) HM
57New York, Columbia County, Copake Falls — 19 — Site of Pomeroy HousesIron Works Trail
On Valley View Road, on the right when traveling east.
Maps dating to the mid-19th century indicate that two dwellings once stood in this location. The homes were probably built in the early 1850's. One of the houses belonged to the first owner of the Copake Iron Works, Lemuel Pomeroy II, and later to . . . Map (db m135871) HM
58New York, Columbia County, Craryville — Taghkanic Hamlet
On County Route 27, 0.1 miles north of County Route 11, on the right when traveling north.
Site of Taghkanic Hamlet included tavern built prior to 1770, post office, store, Lutheran church and six dwellings.Map (db m150812) HM
59New York, Columbia County, Craryville — Taghkanic-Claverack Line
On County Route 27 (County Route 27) near County Route 12, on the right when traveling north.
Taghkanic organized 1803 as Granger, included Copake. Claverack, a district 1772. Hillsdale removed 1782, Hudson 1785. Organized as town 1788Map (db m150824) HM
60New York, Columbia County, Craryville — Taghkanic-Hillsdale Line
On New York State Route 23 west of Lockwood Road, on the right when traveling west.
Taghkanic organized 1803 as Granger, included Copake. Hillsdale formed from Claverack as District 1782. Organized as town 1788.Map (db m118765) HM
61New York, Columbia County, East Chatham — New Concord
On County Route 9, 0.2 miles north of New Concord Road, on the right when traveling north.
Final resting place of 28 known Revolutionary War patriots in this Mountain View Cemetery and nearby Dewitt Brown Cemetery, honored May 19, 2012 by the Sons and the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Veillette-Nifosi Foundation and the . . . Map (db m158652) HM
62New York, Columbia County, East Taghkanic — Plow Furnace
On County Route 27, 0.3 miles north of New Forge Road, on the right when traveling north.
Site of Plow Furnace established 1830 by John C. Wheeler on Chrysler Pond outlet. 6 styles of plows made. Abandoned 1905.Map (db m165530) HM
63New York, Columbia County, Elizaville — Calendar House
On County Route 19, on the right when traveling south.
Built by Samuel Ten Broeck in 1773. Later purchased by Gen. Harry Livingston whose descendants held it until 1861.Map (db m137803) HM
64New York, Columbia County, Elizaville — Gallatin-Livingston Town Line
On County Route 19 at Petersen Road, on the right when traveling north on County Route 19.
Gallatin organized from Livingston 1803. Livingston a manor 1686: a district 1772: a town 1788, including Gallatin, Ancram, Taghkanic and CopakeMap (db m166155) HM
65New York, Columbia County, Elizaville — Gallatin-Milan Town Line
On Jackson Corners Road (County Route 2) 0.5 miles north of Bathrick Farm Road, on the left when traveling north.
Dividing Gallatin, Columbia County, Organized 1803, From Milan, Dutchess County, Organized 1818Map (db m165483) HM
66New York, Columbia County, Elizaville — Union Corners
On Jackson Corners Road (County Route 2) at County Route 19, in the median on Jackson Corners Road.
In towns of Gallatin and Livingston. Settled before 1790. Post office established 1840. Named from Union Corners House, a tavern.Map (db m165484) HM
67New York, Columbia County, Gallatinville — Gallatinville
On County Route 7 at Mill Hill Road, on the right when traveling east on County Route 7.
Settled before 1748. Formerly included hotels stores, post offices, mills, shops, meeting halls, dwellings and R.R. stationMap (db m150800) HM
68New York, Columbia County, Germantown — A River Highway
Near Clermont Avenue, 0.3 miles west of Woods Road (County Route 35).
For most of Clermont's history, a dock has been located along the property's Hudson River shoreline. Before the advent of railroads and highways, when passengers and freight traveled primarily by ship, the dock provided an essential connection . . . Map (db m149809) HM
69New York, Columbia County, Germantown — A Vast Estate on the Hudson
Near Clermont Avenue, 0.3 miles Woods Road (County Route 35).
All the land visible from this point was once owned by the Livingston family. Robert Livingston, Sr., "The Founder" (1654-1728), acquired a 160,000-acre land patent in 1686. His property extended 9.5 miles along the eastern shore of the Hudson River . . . Map (db m149847) HM
70New York, Columbia County, Germantown — Burned by the British
Near Clermont Avenue, 0.3 miles west of Woods Road (County Route 35).
October 1777 marked a defining moment in Clermont's history. Seeking to put down the rebellious colonists, British forces burned Kingston, several private homes, and the Livingston estate. Upon receiving word of the potential danger only days . . . Map (db m149833) HM
71New York, Columbia County, Germantown — Clermont
On Clermont Avenue (County Route 6) at Woods Road (Route 35), on the right when traveling west on Clermont Avenue.
Built 1730, on Livingston Manor. Home of Chancellor Livingston, one of the five drafters of the Declaration of Independence.Map (db m149645) HM
72New York, Columbia County, Germantown — First Schoolhouse
On Church Avenue (County Route 33) at Amber Lane, on the right when traveling north on Church Avenue.
First schoolhouse in Germantown. Built by Palatines in 1711. Located just west of this point.Map (db m149624) HM
73New York, Columbia County, Germantown — Manor House SiteLivingston Manor Tercentenary — 1686-1986 —
On New York State Route 9G at Station Road, on the left when traveling north on State Route 9G.
On Hudson River and Roeliff Jansen Kill. Built in 1699 by first lord of the manor Robert Livingston and wife Alida, on land grant of 1686.Map (db m132580) HM
74New York, Columbia County, Germantown — Robert R. LivingstonBorn 1746 - Died 1813
Near Clermont Avenue, 0.3 miles west of Woods Road (County Route 35).
Robert R Livingston Born 1746 - Died 1813 Recorder Of New York 1773-1775 Member Of Continental Congress 1775-77, 1779-81, 1784-85 On Committee Of Five Which Drafted Declaration Of Independence Member Of Provincial Congress, 1775-77 . . . Map (db m149811) HM
75New York, Columbia County, Germantown — Sharp’s Landing
On New York State Route 9G, on the left when traveling north.
Active in trading in 1684.Map (db m132569) HM
76New York, Columbia County, Germantown — Site of First Lutheran Church
On New York State Route 9G, on the right when traveling north.
In Germantown. Erected in 1710Map (db m133582) HM
77New York, Columbia County, Germantown — The Carriage Barn
Near Clermont Avenue.
Clermont's carriage barn, which replaced an earlier greenhouse, was built in three stages between 1850 and 1900. In addition to the barn, the structure includes a stable containing six standing stalls and a box stall. The building is covered with . . . Map (db m150351) HM
78New York, Columbia County, Germantown — The Lilac Walk
Near Clermont Avenue.
The Lilac Walk, which connects the mansion with the Locust Avenue, was planted in the 1820s by Edward P. Livingston (1779–1843). A son-in-law of Chancellor Robert R. Livingston, he became Lt. Governor of New York State; his Jamaican birth . . . Map (db m149147) HM
79New York, Columbia County, Germantown — The Locust Avenue
Near Clermont Avenue, 0.3 miles west of Woods Road.
Overlooking the Hudson River, this grassy strip paralleling the historic site's main parking lot was laid out as a road in the 18th century by Chancellor Robert R. Livingston. Meandering through the beautiful, irregularly planted locust trees for . . . Map (db m149863) HM
80New York, Columbia County, Germantown — The Second Reformed Church
On Main Street (County Route 8) west of Viewmont Road, on the right when traveling east.
Site of the Second Reformed Church of Germantown. Built here in 1814.Map (db m149620) HM
81New York, Columbia County, Ghent — Columbia CountyHistoric New York
On Taconic State Parkway, 0.5 miles New York State Route 217, on the right when traveling north.
Columbia County Historic New York Columbia County, which extends from the Hudson River to the New England border. was formed in the late 18th century from parts of two 17th century land patents. Early settlers came from Holland, followed by . . . Map (db m109089) HM
82New York, Columbia County, Ghent — Downing Church
On Cakeout Turnpike (County Route 21) east of Schoolhouse Road, on the left when traveling east.
Built in 1822 on lands donated by Stephen Richmond and used by Baptists and MethodistsMap (db m24466) HM
83New York, Columbia County, Ghent — NY-27 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Union Turnpike (New York State Route 66) at Snyder Road, on the right when traveling south on Union Turnpike.
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 Erected by The State of New York . . . Map (db m24003) HM
84New York, Columbia County, Ghent — NY-28 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Harlemville Road at Taconic State Pkwy (New York State Route 987G), on the left when traveling south on Harlemville Road.
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 Erected by The State of New York . . . Map (db m24004) HM
85New York, Columbia County, Ghent — Ghent Honor Roll
On New York State Route 66 at Church Street, on the right when traveling south on State Route 66.
Honored Patriots who answered the call of their country in the Great World War 1917-1918 The Government of the People, by the People, for the People, shall not perish from the Earth. --Abraham Lincoln (Names . . . Map (db m136010) WM
86New York, Columbia County, Glenco Mills — Glenco Mills
On Old Rt 82 at Water Street, on the left when traveling south on Old Rt 82.
Glenco Mills was established as post office in 1858. Henry P. Heermance, postmaster.Map (db m165544) HM
87New York, Columbia County, Glenco Mills — Taghkanic-Livingston Line
On Old Route 82, 0.4 miles south of Water Street, on the left when traveling south.
Taghkanic org'd 1803 as Granger, included Copake. Livingston, a manor 1786; dist. 1772; town 1788; included Gallatin, Ancram, Taghkanic, CopakeMap (db m166059) HM
88New York, Columbia County, Hillsdale — American Revolution Memorial
On Main Street (New York State Route 22) at New York State Route 22, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
In memory of the Men of Hillsdale who fought for our independence in the American Revolution 1776 — 1781Map (db m118752) WM
89New York, Columbia County, Hillsdale — Copake-Hillsdale Line
On New York State Route 22, on the left when traveling south.
Copake part of Granger 1803, formed from Taghkanick 1824. Hillsdale formed from Claverack as district 1782, town 1786.Map (db m135721) HM
90New York, Columbia County, Hillsdale — 446 — East Gate TollhouseColumbia Turnpike 1799-1907
On New York State Route 23, 0.2 miles west of Oxbow Road, on the right when traveling west.
Located on this site Linked Columbia County farming and industry to Hudson River portsMap (db m118755) HM
91New York, Columbia County, Hillsdale — NY-29 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On Nobletown Road (New York State Route 22) at New York State Route 71, on the left when traveling east on Nobletown Road.
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 Erected by The State of New York . . . Map (db m24005) HM
92New York, Columbia County, Hillsdale — NY-30/MA-1 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
On New York State Route 71, on the right when traveling south.
New York Side: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 Erected by . . . Map (db m24006) HM
93New York, Columbia County, Hillsdale — Hillsdale Soldiers and Sailors Monument
On New York State Route 23 at Anthony Street, on the right when traveling east on State Route 23.
Erected by John K. Cullin in memory of the Soldiers and Sailors who defended our country and flag 1861 - 1865 [ Lower Plaque ] Hillsdale Comrades 14th N.Y. Regiment John K. Cullin • A. Frank B. Chace • Sylvanus Snyder 44th N.Y. . . . Map (db m42095) HM
94New York, Columbia County, Hillsdale — The Veterans Memorial Garden of HillsdaleLest We Forget — Dedicated 2009 —
On Main Street (New York State Route 23) 0.1 miles east of Anthony Street, on the right when traveling east.
[Central marker] In honor of the Men and Women of Hillsdale who served in the Armed Forces of our country They gave the full measure of devotion to preserve America's heritage of freedom 1917-18 [and] 1941-45 [Honor . . . Map (db m118753) WM
95New York, Columbia County, Hudson — 128th New York State Volunteer Infantry
On Fairview Avenue (U.S. 9) at Oakwood Boulevard, on the left when traveling north on Fairview Avenue.
Here in 1862 the 128th. New York State Volunteer Infantry, the Columbia-Dutchess Regiment was organized. It served in the Union Army until 1865.Map (db m118548) HM
96New York, Columbia County, Hudson — Barnyard
Near Olana State Historic access road, 0.6 miles north of New York State Route 9G, on the right when traveling north.
In the 1860s and 1870s, Church transformed a poor, one-family farm into a 19th-century gentleman's farm. He did not plan to make a living from the farm, but expected it to run efficiently. He and Isabel took great pride in the farm operation. . . . Map (db m150219) HM
97New York, Columbia County, Hudson — Brezie Farm
Near Olana State Historic Site.
When Frederic Church purchased the 126-acre property that would become the farm at Olana, it included an old farmhouse located on this site and a modest house facing the Oak Hill-Hudson Road. Historically known as the Wynsant Brezie farm, it was . . . Map (db m175834) HM
98New York, Columbia County, Hudson — Claverack - Greenport Line
On New York State Route 23B, 0.1 miles south of Spook Rock Road (County Route 29), on the right.
Claverack a district 1772. Hillsdale taken off 1782, Hudson 1785. Organized as a town 1788. Greenport set off from Hudson City 1837Map (db m150383) HM
99New York, Columbia County, Hudson — Columbia County
On New York State Route 9G, on the right when traveling north.
Separated from Albany Co. April 4, 1786. Name- from Columbus, discoverer of America.Map (db m132570) HM
100New York, Columbia County, Hudson — Columbia County
On New York State Route 9G at New York State Route 23, on the right on State Route 9G.
Separated from Albany Co. April 4, 1786. Name- from Columbus, discoverer of America.Map (db m137747) HM

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Feb. 7, 2023