An Urban Refuge

An Urban Refuge (HM268B)

Location: Cohoes, NY 12047 Albany County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 47.102', W 73° 40.819'

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Peebles Island State Park is located in the city of Cohoes (Albany County) and the village of Waterford (Saratoga County). Surrounded by the third and fourth branches of the Mohawk River, this 191-acre park includes Polrump, Goat, and Peebles Islands as well as the northern portion of Van Schaick Island.
New York State purchased Peebles Island in 1973 for use as a park. The Matton Shipyard on Van Schaick Island was added to the property in 1989. The brick factory complex dates from 1910, when Cluett, Peabody & Company, once the largest shirt manufacturer in the world, began construction of its bleachery. For more information on the bleachery complex, visit the interpretive sign at the entrance to the Peebles Island Resource Center.
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HM NumberHM268B
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Placed ByNew York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
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Date Added Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 7:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 607940 N 4737788
Decimal Degrees42.78503333, -73.68031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.102', W 73° 40.819'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 6.1199999999998" N, 73° 40' 49.14" W
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Area Code(s)518
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 Delaware Ave, Cohoes NY 12047, US
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