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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Halfmoon, New York

Clickable Map of Saratoga 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> Saratoga County, NY (487) Albany County, NY (346) Fulton County, NY (143) Hamilton County, NY (16) Montgomery County, NY (198) Rensselaer County, NY (155) Schenectady County, NY (163) Warren County, NY (160) Washington County, NY (157)  SaratogaCounty(487) Saratoga County (487)  AlbanyCounty(346) Albany County (346)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  MontgomeryCounty(198) Montgomery County (198)  RensselaerCounty(155) Rensselaer County (155)  SchenectadyCounty(163) Schenectady County (163)  WarrenCounty(160) Warren County (160)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)
Ballston Spa is the county seat for Saratoga County
Halfmoon is in Saratoga County
      Saratoga County (487)  
      Albany County (346)  
      Fulton County (143)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Montgomery County (198)  
      Rensselaer County (155)  
      Schenectady County (163)  
      Warren County (160)  
      Washington County (157)  
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1New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Crescent
Named from crescent shape of Mohawk River at this point. Site of Indian carry from Mohawk River to Hudson River. Site of old Crescent Bridge.Map (db m128384) HM
2New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Crescent
A major crossing of the Mohawk since the revolution, Crescent was an important commercial center during the Erie Canal Era.Map (db m128386) HM
3New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Crescent / Mohawk Towpath Byway / Halfmoon
Crescent When the Erie Canal opened in 1825, the commercial focus in Halfmoon shifted to the village of Crescent where the longest aqueduct on the system carried the canal across the Mohawk River. That aqueduct was replaced in 1842. Between . . . Map (db m128408) HM
4New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Crescent Aqueduct
These stone remnants mark the northern end of the aqueduct which carried the Erie Canal over the Mohawk River between 1825 to 1915Map (db m129628) HM
5New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Floud Memorial Park
This park is dedicated to the memory of Harry and Betty Floud, lifelong residents and public servants of the Town of Halfmoon. Harry Floud worked for the Town of Halfmoon from 1950-1959 as constable. Betty Floud worked for the Town of . . . Map (db m160704) HM
6New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Halfmoon
Originally called Middletown, this hamlet was the site of the first post office in the town.Map (db m139008) HM
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7New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Halfmoon Academy
Private school chartered 1851 to 1877. Transferred to District #1, Town of Halfmoon. A common school until 1951Map (db m128389) HM
8New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Halfmoon War Memorial
In memory of all the men and women from Halfmoon who so bravely fought for our countryMap (db m139029) WM
9New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Lakes to Locks PassageThe Champlain Canal Region — The Great Northeast Journey —
Halfmoon Halfmoon borders the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, and once included the communities we now know as Clifton Park, Waterford, Mechanicville, and a portion of Colonie. The early Dutch fur traders, who met Mahican natives here to barter . . . Map (db m145329) HM
10New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Matthew Sgritta
In memory of Matthew Sgritta who designed and built this lighthouse in 1960.Map (db m145326) HM
11New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Spice Factory
Established in 1859 by Joshua Anthony produced baking powder. Spice grinding and extracts operated until 1920Map (db m125354) HM
12New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Town of Halfmoon
Organized in 1788 as one of the four original towns of Saratoga County, Halfmoon became a residential community in the late 20th century.Map (db m70842) HM
13New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Van Den Bergh
Property shown on 1767 survey Continued ownership mid 1800’s Farmhouse c. 1834 Family established ferry across the Mohawk in 1707Map (db m128382) HM
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14New York (Saratoga County), Halfmoon — Vandenburgh Dunsbach Ferry
Early settlers found well-defined trails between old Indian villages and river fording places. These trails became early roads. Cornelius Claes Vandenburgh established a rope ferry at this site before 1705 connecting an Indian trail that . . . Map (db m128394) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022