Site of Schenectady

Site of Schenectady (HM13QK)

Location: Schenectady, NY 12305 Schenectady County
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N 42° 48.843', W 73° 56.375'

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The site of Schenectady was bought of the Indians by Van Curler in 1661 and a patent granted 1690. Union College was chartered in 1795. The city was incorporated in 1798 and in 1831 became the western terminus of the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad. Locomotive building was begun here in 1848 and the electrical industry was established in 1886. The Schenectady airport was opened in 1927
HM NumberHM13QK
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586693 N 4740710
Decimal Degrees42.81405000, -73.93958333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 48.843', W 73° 56.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 48' 50.58" N, 73° 56' 22.50" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-115 Jay St, Schenectady NY 12305, US
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