Loudoun Ferry Road

Loudoun Ferry Road (HMG9N)

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

N 42° 48.992', W 73° 43.815'

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1755 Constructed as Military Road from
Albany to Lake George by Provincial
Troops from New York, New England
and New Jersey under command of
Major General William Johnson
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Named in honor of Major General
John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun.
Commander in Chief of His Majesty's
Forces in America, French and Indian War
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1776 General Henry Knox's Train
of Artillery crossed here
to aid General George Washington
in the Siege of Boston
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Military Route Northern Department
Continental Army
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1777 Used as camp ground
of General Enoch Poor's Brigade
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HM NumberHMG9N
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Year Placed1938
Placed ByNew York State Education Department, City of Cohoes, & Cohoes Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:50pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 603803 N 4741223
Decimal Degrees42.81653333, -73.73025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 48.992', W 73° 43.815'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 48' 59.52" N, 73° 43' 48.90" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29 County Rd 159, Cohoes NY 12047, US
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