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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hoosick Falls, 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 (346) Columbia County, NY (231) Greene County, NY (118) Saratoga County, NY (492) Washington County, NY (157) Berkshire County, MA (149) Bennington County, VT (63)  RensselaerCounty(155) Rensselaer County (155)  AlbanyCounty(346) Albany County (346)  ColumbiaCounty(231) Columbia County (231)  GreeneCounty(118) Greene County (118)  SaratogaCounty(492) Saratoga County (492)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)  BerkshireCountyMassachusetts(149) Berkshire County (149)  BenningtonCountyVermont(63) Bennington County (63)
Troy is the county seat for Rensselaer County
Hoosick Falls is in Rensselaer County
      Rensselaer County (155)  
      Albany County (346)  
      Columbia County (231)  
      Greene County (118)  
      Saratoga County (492)  
      Washington County (157)  
      Berkshire County, Massachusetts (149)  
      Bennington County, Vermont (63)  
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1New 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
2New 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
3New 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
4New 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
5New 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
6New 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
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7New 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
8New 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
9New 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
10New 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
11New 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
12New 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
13New 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
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14New 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
15New 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
16New 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
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Nov. 27, 2022