New York Roads - NY 29
An old-style reference marker and EB at I-87, both courtesy Adam Moss. Everything is fine except the lack of units on the sign - New York posts Actual Clearances because their policy is otherwise to allow 6" above the posted height just in case a trucker swears his rig is 14' even and not 14' 2". So in this case, that trucker would be out of luck.
WB and EB sides on the west side of Johnstown for Johnson Hall (1762), one of the most historic colonial buildings in the United States. The second one is at Hall Ave., which leads to the hall. Of course. Hall goes to Hall, and Johnstown is named for Johnson.
Two more from Lou in Johnstown, on Green St. leading up to NY 29. The first is the site of the first St. John's Church (1760) erected by Sir William Johnson of Johnson Hall fame, and happens to be the first Church of England north of the Mohawk River. I guess the Mohawk River qualified as a major geographical division? The second is the Drumm House, home of Edward Wall, the schoolmaster of Sir Johnson's free school. The reason I know this much is that I looked up the signs because you can't necessarily make them out here.
SB at NY 67, still in Johnstown, still courtesy Lou Corsaro. This was the only colonial courthouse in NY (the sign says "State of NY", but obviously it wasn't a state if it was a colony). The first general sessions of the court were held here on September 8, 1772 when Montgomery County was still known as Tryon County. Fulton later split off, so Johnstown is twice removed.
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