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Waterford, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
Brookwood Marker
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Brookwood
In 1760 Thomas Peebles purchased this site along the King's Highway. The Widow Peebles Tavern was located here on a 1779 map. — Map (db m129189) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Button Park

Site of the historic Lysander Button Fire Engine Manufactory, 1850. Builders of the famed Button Steamers and Hand-Pumpers. — Map (db m115392) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — C. Boughton Farm
1850 Doctor and Assemblymen C.S. Hawley later resided here He founded the Halfmoon Academy Sec. to Grover Cleveland Fire Department namesake — Map (db m128391) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Cohoes - Waterford Bridge
Designed and Built in 1932 by the State of New York Department of Public Works Frederick Stuart Greene, Superintendent T.F Farrell - Chief Engineer H.O Scheermerhorn - Asst. Chief Engineer R. B. Smith - Resident Eng Bates and . . . — Map (db m34329) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Eagle Tavern SiteRiverspark

Site of the colonial Eagle Tavern, a leading haven of area rebels during the American Revolution. Operated by Gerardus van Schoonhoven. Famous guests included Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. — Map (db m115398) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Flight of Five Locks
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark American Society of Civil Engineers 1852 Flight of Five Locks - New York State Barge Canal The Greatest Series of High Lift Locks In The Shortest Distance Of Any Canal In The United . . . — Map (db m58539) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Fonda Road
Colonial military route — Map (db m138983) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — NY-18 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
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 . . . — Map (db m23713) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Halfmoon Fort1689
Defense outpost of Albany. Site of "Ye Halfmoon” settlement 1764 on "Great Road” to Canada — Map (db m129177) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Henry HudsonSeptember 22, 1609
Stopped near here by shallow water in Hudson River in search for Northwest Passage — Map (db m129183) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Lock 2 Park
[Front Side- Left Panel] Welcome to Lock 2 Park You may continue across Lock 2 to stay on the Champlain Trail to access: •Garret Field •Old River Lock #4 •The Waterford Rural Cemetery •The Northside Business District . . . — Map (db m50971) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Oakcliff
A distinguished example of Revival architecture in Saratoga County, c. 1840. Built by Judge Duncan McMartin. Residence of prominate businessman and civic leader T.G. Younglove 1850-82.

Restored 1988 by John Szemansco, Jr. — Map (db m128556) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Saratoga County Bank1830 - 1885

Bank robbers entered this building early Oct. 14, 1872, roused the cashier, and forced him to open the safe. After binding & gagging all occupants, they left with half-million dollars worth of cash, securities and jewelry. Once they were . . . — Map (db m115396) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — The Waterways that Shaped a Nation

You are standing in Waterford at the junction of two of New York State's largest rivers - the Hudson and the Mohawk. Here, the Erie Canal meets the Champlain Canal. From this place, you can travel by water to anywhere in the world!

The New . . . — Map (db m115442) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Troy - Waterford Bridge
Formerly called the Union Bridge, the original connection between Troy and Waterford was a covered timber toll bridge. The Union Bridge was built in 1804 and was the first bridge crossing the Hudson River north of New York Harbor. The timber . . . — Map (db m68775) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Union Bridge
RiverSpark Union Bridge The site of the Union Bridge, the first bridge over the Hudson River, the original Union Bridge was built in 1804 by the people of Waterford and Lansingburgh. This wooden, covered toll bridge was designed by Theodore . . . — Map (db m70366) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Water Ford

A colonial ford across the Mohawk River from which Waterford derives its name. — Map (db m115395) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — WaterfordA community built around water

Welcome to Waterford, Eastern Gateway to the New York State Canal System.

Dutch fur traders settled here in the 1630s, where Mohican families once forded the Mohawk River below the Cohoes Falls. By the late 1700s, sea captains brought . . . — Map (db m115436) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Waterford

The Oldest Incorporated Village in the United States

A National Historic District — Map (db m115440) HM

New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Waterford1794
Oldest continuously incorporated village in New York State — Map (db m129175) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Waterford BridgesNational Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark Waterford Bridges Waterford, New York The Union Bridge, the first to cross the lower Hudson River was built in 1804 at this site by Theodore Burr and lasted for 105 years until it was . . . — Map (db m70365) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — Waterford Station
Built in 1896 as a combination passenger station and freight house. Located on the 1835 Rensselaer & Saratoga railroad line, later a branch of the Delaware & Hudson. RiversparkMap (db m40592) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — White Homestead
Erected 1830 by Hugh White who helped develop Cohoes Power and Industry; R. R. Builder; Congressman; Brother of Canvass White, C. E., Builder of Erie Canal — Map (db m11532) HM

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