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New York State Underground Railroad Consortium
Box 19851 Albany NY 12201
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Albany Center Galleries
39 Columbia Street Albany NY 12207
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Albany Symphony at the Palace Theatre
19 Clinton Avenue Albany NY 12207
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Capital Repertory Theatre
111 North Pearl Street Albany NY 12207
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eba Dance Theater
351 Hudson Avenue Albany NY 12210
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Opalka Gallery
The Sage Colleges, 140 New Scotland Ave Albany NY 12208
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Palace Performing Arts Center
19 Clinton Avenue Albany NY 12207
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The Egg
Empire State Plaza Albany NY 12207
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WAMC Performing Arts Studio – The Linda
339 Central Avenue Albany NY 12206
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Albany River Rats
51 South Pearl Street Albany NY 12207
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Times Union Center is home to the Albany River Rats of the American Hockey League. ...Search ...Map

First Church in Albany
110 North Pearl Street Albany NY 12207
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Oldest church in upstate New York, 1642. In 1974 recognized as a National Historic Site. ...Search ...Map

Albany Capitol Building
Empire State Plaza Albany NY 12224
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Begun in 1867, construction continued until 1897 when Governor Frank S. Black declared the building finished. One of the few capitol buildings without a dome. Famous for the Million Dollar Staircase, which boast more than 300 carved portraits. ...Search ...Map

New York State Museum
Madison Avenue Albany NY 12230
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Located in the Cultural Education Center of the Empire State Plaza. Geology, biology, anthropology, and history. ...Search ...Map

Schuyler Mansion
32 Catherine Street Albany NY 12202
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Restored 18th century Georgian-style brick mansion, built on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River, was the home of Revolutionary War General and U.S. Senator Philip J. Schuyler. ...Search ...Map

Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza
Dowtown Albany NY 1224
(Cultural/Educational/Museum/Gallery/Outdoors/Recreation)
Seat of government operations for New York State; occupies 98 acres of land, with 11,000 employees in 10 buildings. Tours. ...Search ...Map

Dutch Apple Cruises
Madison Ave. & Broadway Albany NY 12201
(Cultural/Educational/Outdoors/Recreation)
Offering narrated sightseeing cruises and other cruises on the historic Hudson River. ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: ALBANY CITY HALL
Eagle St. Between Maiden La. And Pine St. Albany NY
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Albany City Hall City Chartered July 22, 1686 This Building Erected 1882 Tower Contains Municipal Carillon Of 60 Bells ...Time Period 1850-1899 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: BIRTHPLACE OF
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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Birthplace Of American Union Near This Site, Benjamin Franklin Presented The 1st Formal Plan Of National Union; Congress Of 1754 ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: BIRTHPLACE OF
Washington Ave., Near Eagle St. Albany NY
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Birthplace Of Modern Electricity Here Discovering Magnetic Induction, Joseph Henry Pioneered The Telegraph And Electric Motor, 1829-31 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: CALLED FORT NASSAU 1614,
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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Called Fort Nassau 1614, Fort Orange 1624, Beverwyck 1652, Albany 1664; Chartered 1686 ...Time Period 1600-1649 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: CLERMONT
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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Clermont Near The Foot Of Madison Avenue Robert Fulton In Aug. 1807, Completed The First Successful Steamboat Voyage ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: COLONIAL HOSPITAL
Lodge And Pine Sts. Albany NY
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Colonial Hospital Near This Site Stood The Military Hospital Where The Wounded From Ticonderoga, 1758 And Saratoga, 1777 Were Attended. ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: COLONIAL WARPATH
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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Colonial Warpath Rendevous Of Troops In Five Wars. Here Armies Under Abercrombie, Loudoun And Amherst Moved To The Conquest Of Canada 1756-60 ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: COURT OF APPEALS
Eagle And Pine Sts. Albany NY
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Court Of Appeals Highest Tribunal In New York State This Building Erected 1842 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: COURT OF APPEALS
Eagle And Pine Sts. Albany NY
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Court Of Appeals Highest Tribunal In New York State This Building Erected 1842 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: EXECUTIVE MANSION
Eagle And Elm Sts. Albany NY
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Executive Mansion Residence Of The Governors Of New York State ...Time Period ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: FIRST CHURCH IN ALBANY
SW Corner N. Pearl And Orange Sts. Albany NY
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First Church In Albany Reformed Organized 1642 Present Building Designed By Philip Hooker Erected 1798 ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: FORT ORANGE
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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Fort Orange Site Of West India Company Colony 1624. Here Was Born Sarah Rapelje, First White Child In N. Y. State, 1625 Fort Stood S. E. By The River ...Time Period 1600-1649 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: FORT VAN NASSAU
Port Rd., Nr. Administration Bldg. Albany NY
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Fort Van Nassau Built 1614 By The Dutch Explorers Christiaensen And Block. First Trading Center Established In New York State ...Time Period 1600-1649 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: FROM THE GROUND
Port Rd., Nr. Administration Bldg. Albany NY
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From The Ground Glenn Curtiss Began The First Long Distance Airplane Flight Albany To New York May 29, 1910 ...Time Period 1900-1949 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: GENERAL BURGOYNE
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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General Burgoyne Over This Road Entered Albany With His Staff After The Battle Of Saratoga Going To Schuyler Mansion As Prisoners Of War - 1777 ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: GENERAL WASHINGTON
Washington Ave. Nr. Swan St. Albany NY
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General Washington Traveled This Road On His Tours Of The Mohawk Valley 1782 And 1783 ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: HENRY HUDSON
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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Henry Hudson Explorer, Here Ended The Voyage Of The Half Moon In Quest Of The Indies September, 1609 ...Time Period 1600-1649 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: HERMAN MELVILLE
Clinton Sq., N. Pearl And Orange Sts. Albany NY
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Herman Melville Author Of"Moby Dick", Studied And Worked During Formative Years In Albany, 1830-1838, Family Home At 3 Clinton Square, 1834-1838 ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS STREET
Capitol Park, Eagle And State Sts. Albany NY
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In The Middle Of This Street To The East Stood Fort Frederick Goal Of Burgoyne's Drive To Split The Colonies - 1777 ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: IROQUOIS TREATY
Plaza, Broadway At Foot Of State St. Albany NY
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Iroquois Treaty August 1684 Basic Peach By Gov. Dongan Gov. Howard Of Va. And Five Nations At Court House Which Stood 100 Feet West ...Time Period 1650-1699 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: JOHN TUNNICLIFF, JR.
Maiden Lane Between Eagle St. And Lodge St. Albany NY
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John Tunnicliff, Jr. 1751-1814 Clockmaker And Superintendent Of Town Clocks ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: NEAR HERE
Western Ave., Nr. North Allen St. Albany NY
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Near Here Mohawk And Hudson First Railraod Chartered In This Country 1826, Began Its Run Albany To Schenectady ...Time Period 1800-1849 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: NEW YORK STATE
S. Swan St. And Washington Ave. Albany NY
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New York State Office Building Cornerstone Laid By Gov. Alfred E. Smith, 1928 ...Time Period 1900-1949 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: PATROON STREET
Clinton Ave. At N. Pearl St. Albany NY
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Patroon Street Former Name Of Clinton Ave. This Was The Dividing Line Between The City Of Albany And The Manor Of Rensselaerwyck ...Time Period ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: PIONEER ROUTE
Central Ave., Nr. Northern Blvd. Albany NY
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Pioneer Route At This Point The Pioneers Going West In Ox Carts And Horse Drawn Caravans Assembled, This Street Formerly Called The Bowery ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SCHENECTADY GATE
Maiden La. Between Eagle And Lodge Sts. Albany NY
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Schenectady Gate Near This Point The Path To Schenectady Used By Indians And Fur Traders Led Through The Palisades Which Enclosed The City ...Time Period 1700-1749 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: SCHUYLER MANSION HOME
Eagle And Pine Sts. Albany NY
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[ARROW] 1 1/2 Miles Schuyler Mansion Home Of General Philip Schuyler. Residence Of Alexander Hamilton In 1781 ...Time Period 1750-1799 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: STATE EDUCATION BUILDING
Washington Ave. Between Hawk And Swan Sts. Albany NY
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State Education Building Dedicated 1912. Education Department Offices; State Library; State Museum; Exhibits; Open To Public ...Time Period 1900-1949 ...Search ...Map

Historic Marker: THE CAPITOL
Capitol Park, Eagle St. Nr. Washington Ave. Albany NY
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The Capitol Of The State Of New York Second Capitol Building Erected By The State Cornerstone Laid 1871 25 Years In Construction ...Time Period 1850-1899 ...Search ...Map

Albany City Hall
24 Eagle Street Albany NY 12207
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Albany Rural Cemetery
Cemetery Avenue Albany NY 12204
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Albany Trolleys Inc.
1 Quay Street Albany NY
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Dutch Apple Cruises
141 Broadway Albany NY 12202
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First Church Albany
110 North Pearl Street Albany NY 12207
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Gov Rockefeller Empire State Plaza
Empire State Plaza, North Concourse, Room 110A Albany NY 12220
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New York State Capitol
Washington Ave & State Street Albany NY 12223
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New York State Court of Appeals
20 Eagle Street Albany NY 12207
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New York State Education Building
Washington Avenue & North Hawk Street Albany NY 12207
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New York State OGS-Curatorial/Tour Services
Corning Tower Empire State Plaza, Room 2978 Albany NY 12223
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Peter D. Kiernan Plaza
575 Broadway Albany NY 12204
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Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site
32 Catherine Street Albany NY 12202
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St Peter’s Episcopal Church
107 State Street Albany NY 12207
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The Executive Mansion
138 Eagle Street Albany NY 12202
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USS Albany Heritage Exhibit
25 Quackenbush Square Albany NY 12207
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USS Slater DE-766
141 Broadway Albany NY 12202
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Washington Avenue Armory
195 Washington Avenue Albany NY 12210
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Historic Cherry Hill
523.5 South Pearl Street Albany NY 12202
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GPS: 42.634848,-73.763513

Watervliet Shaker Historic District
25 Meeting House Road Albany NY 12211
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GPS: 42.741208,-73.811323

Albany County Historical Association-Ten Broeck Mansion
9 Ten Broeck Place Albany NY 12210
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Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center
25 Quackenbush Square Albany NY 12207
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Albany Institute of History & Art
125 Washington Avenue Albany NY 12207
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Henry Hudson Planetarium
25 Quackenbush Square Albany NY 12207
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Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area
625 Brodway - 4th Floor Albany NY 12207
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GPS: 42.652331, -73.748277

Irish American Heritage Museum
370 Broadway Albany NY 12207
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Italian American Cultural Center
1227 Central Ave Albany NY 12205
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New York State Museum
3023 Cultural Education Center Albany NY 12230
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Shaker Heritage Society
875 Watervliet Shaker Road – Suite 2 Albany NY 12211
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State University of New York Plaza
353 Broadway, foot of State Street Albany NY 12246
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Albany
Albany NY
(Suffrage)
Last NYS Women's Rights Convention before the Civil War.Coincided with the Judiciary Committee hearing on the Divorce Bill. …1861 Municipal ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6681399,-73.8113997

Albany Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Albany NY
(Suffrage)
Hearing granted to ECS, Mrs. Rogers and Mrs. Blake before the Common on Grieviences on "the Bill to prohibit Disenfranchisement". …1885 Municipal ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6681399,-73.8113997

Association Hall
375 Ontario Street Albany NY 12208
(Suffrage)
First Albany Convention- called the "Justice to Women" Convention with Stanton, May, Rose, Brown, Anthony, Channing, Hay, Jenkins, B. Phillips, Stebbins and Anna Anthony. …1854 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6575816,-73.7859878

Association Hall
375 Ontario Street Albany NY 12208
(Suffrage)
Site of NYS Women's Rights Convention. …1860 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6575816,-73.7859878

Baptist Church/ Assembly Chamber Anthony, Bloomer
State St Albany NY 12207
(Suffrage)
Site of Women's Rights/Temperance Convention -- Meetings were held at State Street Baptist Church during the Women's State Temperance Convention in 1853. At that time, State Street Baptist Church was located on the corner of State Street and High Street. (The latter street no longer exists, but was situated near present-day Robert Abrams Building for Law and Justice in the Empire State Plaza.) The Assembly Chamber of the Capitol also served as a meeting place during the Convention. …1853 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.651490,-73.756844

Capitol Building Susan B. Anthony
Capitol Bldg. Albany NY
(Suffrage)
SBA's face was carved into the stairs of the new capital building by State Supervisor of Public Works. …1897 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.652835,-73.757339

Delavan House
Corner of Broadway and Columbia Streets Albany NY
(Suffrage)
Lodging frequented by ECS et al during lecture and convention tours and from whose stairs Gerritt Smith addressed the "mob" and all applauded and left peacefully. …1861 Hotel ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6521384,-73.7495732

Geological Hall Matilda J. Gage
Lodge St & State St Albany NY
(Suffrage)
NY City Society meeting …1884 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6504409,-73.7540673

Green Street Universalist Church
Albany NY
(Suffrage)
Site of 2nd NYS Women's Rights Albany Convention, Martha C. Wright presiding. …1855 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6413066,-73.7546565

Masonic Hall
Albany NY 12207
(Suffrage)
Women's Rights Convention …1888 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6513719,-73.7537411

Masonic Hall Anthony, Blake, Howell, Rogers
Albany NY 12207
(Suffrage)
Women's Rights Convention …1886 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6513719,-73.7537411

Masonic Hall Gage, Howell, etc.
Albany NY 12207
(Suffrage)
Women's Rights Convention …1887 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6513719,-73.7537411

NYS Assembly Chamber
Albany NY
(Suffrage)
State Constitutional Amendment proceedings-ECS asks body to strike the word "male" from Section 1, article 2 and that women be allowed to vote for members of that committee. Eliza Wright Osborne of Auburn asks body for suffrage for women.. …1867 Municipal ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6525,-73.7566

Presbyterian Church Susan B. et al Anthony
Hudson St. Albany NY
(Suffrage)
Forbidden to speak at the "Daughters of Temperance" Divisional Meeting, the women convened their own meeting with Samuel J. May who was in town during the "Jerry Rescue" trials. …1852 Church ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.6562085,-73.7653284

Shaker Heritage Society Mother Ann Lee
875 Watervliet Shaker Rd Albany NY
(Suffrage)
Website describes Shaker Heritage Society-no mention found of Mother Ann Lee. …1848 Community ...Search ...Map
GPS: 42.7429,-73.8366

Steinway Hall Stanton, Gage, Howell
14th Street Albany NY
(Suffrage)
1885 - Women's Rights Convention held at Steinway Hall. At that time, Steinway Hall was located at 71-73 East 14th Street. …1885 Public Hall ...Search ...Map
GPS: 40.7352581,-73.9921117

Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
195 New Karner Road Albany NY 12205
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New York State Canal Corporation
200 Southern Blvd Albany NY 12209
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GPS: 42.626353, -73.779928

Times Union Center
51 South Pearl Street Albany NY 12207
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Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region Inc
Box 10851 Albany NY 12201
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