This is the Way North

This is the Way North (HM12IO)

Location: Queensbury, NY 12065 Saratoga County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 52.671', W 73° 46.598'

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Historic New York

? ? ? ? ? Since pre-historic times, this route has served Indian hunting and war parties as they traveled between the north country and the southern region of New York State. This area was once considered the key to domination of Colonial North America. French, English and American armies often engaged one another in a deadly struggle for the control of this state.

? ? ? ? ?Once isolated and considered desolate, the northern reaches of the State were inhabited by trappers, lumbermen and miners. The Adirondack Mountains served as America's earliest source of raw material for our infant industry.

? ? ? ? ? Recent times have seen wealthy magnates using these mountains and lakes as a millionaire's resort paradise. Travel, tourism and commence have increased the steady flow of humanity moving over this important "way North."
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HM NumberHM12IO
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historic New York series
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Year Placed1967
Placed ByState of New York State Education Department, Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 599912 N 4747976
Decimal Degrees42.87785000, -73.77663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 52.671', W 73° 46.598'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 52' 40.26" N, 73° 46' 35.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203 Adirondack Northway, Queensbury NY 12065, US
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