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Waterford - Peebles Island State Park, Waterford, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 42° 47.137 W 073° 40.773
18T E 608001 N 4737854
Quick Description: Waterford, New York is named for a ford across the Mohawk River.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/12/2019 5:07:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM113Y6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers
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Long Description:
text: "New York Waterford A colonial ford across the Mohawk River from which Waterford derives its name, site of the colonial fort Half-moon. State Education Department 1932"

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"The Town of Waterford is situated in the southeastern corner of Saratoga County, 12 miles north of Albany at the junction of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, and the junction of the Erie and Champlain Canals. It is the home of the “Waterford Flight”, the highest set of lift locks in the world.

In 1816 the old precinct of Halve Maan” (Halfmoon) was divided into two separate towns, Halfmoon and Waterford. The Village of Waterford is located within the town and holds the distinction of being the oldest continually incorporated village in the United States."
Marker Name: Waterford

Marker Type: Roadside

Agency: State Education Department

Dedication Date: 1932

City/Town/Village Name: Waterford

County: Saratoga

Region: The Adirondacks (Region 5)

Website: [Web Link]

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