“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Queensbury, New York

Clickable Map of Warren 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> Warren County, NY (157) Essex County, NY (213) Hamilton County, NY (16) Saratoga County, NY (483) Washington County, NY (157)  WarrenCounty(157) Warren County (157)  EssexCounty(213) Essex County (213)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  SaratogaCounty(483) Saratoga County (483)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)
Queensbury is the county seat for Warren County
Queensbury is in Warren County
      Warren County (157)  
      Essex County (213)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Saratoga County (483)  
      Washington County (157)  
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1New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Believe It! The Comet
Believe it! The Comet first began delighting thrill seekers in 1948 at Crystal Beach Park in Ontario, Canada. Perched on the edge of Lake Erie, this masterpiece was designed by Herbert P. Schmeck of the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. Its massive . . . Map (db m138506) HM
2New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Blind Rock
Legendary place of Native American rendezvous and ambushes English-French frontier boundry colonial landmark and crossroads.Map (db m18438) HM
3New York (Warren County), Queensbury — District 10 School
Upper Bay Road A one room school 1805 - 1948 Grades 1-8 Map (db m62997) HM
4New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Five Mile Run
In French and Indian War this run was avoided because of fear of attack by hidden Indians. Name changed to Meadow Run 1808.Map (db m18436) HM
5New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Half Way Brook
Midway between Fort Edward and Fort George. On this site about 1755 stood a blockhouse enclosed by a stockade.Map (db m18440) HM
6New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Half Way Brook — Fort Amherst — The Seven Mile Post —
So called because midway between Forts Edward and William Henry. From 1755 to 1780 it was the scene of many bloody skirmishes, surprises, and ambushes. Here the French and Indians inflicted two horrible massacres upon the English and Colonials, . . . Map (db m18477) HM
7New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Hamilton Lodge 144 F & A M
Near here was located the first permanent Masonic Lodge in Queensbury warrented 1804. Named for Alexander Hamilton.Map (db m61660) HM
8New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Old Quaker Burying Ground — 1787 - 1837 —
Grave sites of the pioneer families in Queensbury Abraham Wing, founderMap (db m18106) HM
9New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Oneida
Named for Tom Hammond a half breed Oneida Indian. A thriving settlement doing a large lumbering business at close of Revolution.Map (db m61662) HM
10New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Scotch Church
Founded 1850, built 1853 by Scottish border immigrants who arrived in Queensbury 1839-53. They settled the north end French Mountain.Map (db m157291) HM
11New York (Warren County), Queensbury — The Comet — ACE Roller Coaster Landmark
American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) recognizes The Comet at The Great Escape as an ACE Roller Coaster Landmark, a designation reserved for rides of historic significance. The Comet is an important example of historic coaster . . . Map (db m138505) HM
12New York (Warren County), Queensbury — This is "Porcellino"
This is "Porcellino" Created by 17th century Italian sculptor Pietro Pacca The original - there are only two other replicas in the world - sits in Florence, Italy, in a spot where most travelers pass as they leave the city. Legend has it that . . . Map (db m138509) HM
13New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Wing Memorial
In memory of Abraham and Edward Wing Pioneers in the Town of Queensbury They were descended from Rev. John Wing and Deborah Batchelder She with four sons came to America in 1632. In 1762 King George gave a . . . Map (db m18226) HM
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Jul. 5, 2022