List of New York State Historic Markers in Montgomery County, New York

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This is an incomplete list of New York State Historic Markers in Montgomery County, New York.[1]

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Marker name[1] Image Date designated Location City or Town Coords Marker text
1 250 FEET S. On Nys 5 At West End Of Amsterdam Amsterdam, City Of, New York Claus Masion Built 1762 By Sir Wm. Johnson For His Daughter Nancy Stood Between River And Present Railroad
2 GUY PARK, 1766 On Nys 5 At Amsterdam Amsterdam, City Of, New York Built By Sir William Johnson For Daughter, Molly, Wife Of Col. Guy Johnson. Johnsons Left For Canada In 1775.
3 OLD MANNY INN On Nys 5 At East End Of Amsterdam Amsterdam, City Of, New York Was On Lot 8, Sub-division Of Lot 1 Of The 13Th Patent. Sold To Gabriel Manny 1804. Came Into Possession Of Ross Family In 1839.
4 1ST CHURCH On Main St. In Hagaman Amsterdam, Town Of, New York In Hagaman Erected In 1835 As Presbyterian North Joined Classis Mount 1855. Is Now A Reformed Church.
5 A FAMOUS INN On Nys 5 About 2½ Milse East Of Cranesville Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Here, 1795–1845, Stood The Hotel Of John Van Eps Who Fought At Oriskany. Here Commodore Perry And Other Notavles Were Entertained.
6 ADRIUCHA On Nys 5 At Cranesville Amsterdam, Town Of, New York 42°54′48.89″N 74°7′20.86″W / 42.9135806°N 74.1224611°W / 42.9135806; -74.1224611 De Groot Family Settled Here About 1700, Mill Built About 1710
7 CEMETERY-1774 On Pawling St. At Hagaman Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Owned By Joseph Hagaman Was Named. Cemetery Restored In 1927. 7 Revolutionary Soldiers Are Buried Here
8 COMPAANEN KILL On Nys 5 About 2 Miles East Of Cranesville Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Near Here, According To Tradition, Is The Grave Of Copaan The Oneida, Who At West Canada Creek, 1781, Tomahawked Walter Butler.
9 EVASKILL On Nys 5 At Cranesville Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Named After Mrs. Eva Van Alstyne Who Was Scalped Here 1755.
10 FORT JOHNSON, 1749 On Nys 5 At Fort Johnson Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Third Mohawk Valley House Built By Sir William Johnson. Important Military Post And Indian Council Place Of 1754-60
11 JOHNSON TRAIL On Nys 67 At Fort Johnson Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Used By Sir Wm. Johnson 1742–1774 Between Fort Johnson And Johnson Hall. A Bi-centennial In 1938 Celebrated His Arrival In America.
12 MANNY'S CORNERS On Nys 67 At Manny's Corners Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Cemetery-about 1790 Contains Graves Of Four Revolutionary Soldiers
13 OLD HAGAMAN In Cemetery About 75 Ft. West Of Pawling St. At Hagaman Amsterdam, Town Of, New York Cemetery-1774 Abandoned For Many Years Restored By Lewis E. Harrower In 1927. Cared For By Town Of Amsterdam
14 CANAJOHARIE On Nys 10 At S. End Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York Name Means "Pot That Washes Itself" The Pot Hole Is In Bed Of Creek Below At Entrance To Canajoharie Gorge
15 CLINTON CAMP On Nys 163 About 1/2 Mile North Of Sprout Brook Canajoharie, Town Of, New York June 1779 Of Col. Weissenfels' 4Th New York Regiment Guarding Army's Portage March To Otsego Lake
16 CLINTON CAMP On Erie Blvd., Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York June 1779 Of Col. Gansevoort's 3Rd New York Regiment Guarding Army's Portage March To Otsego Lake
17 FLINT On Nys 163 At Sprout Brook Canajoharie, Town Of, New York Homesite Robet Flint-pioneer And Lieutenant French And Indian Wars. Cornelius Flint-soldier Revolution
18 FORT FAILING On Nys 5S About 3/4 Mile West Of Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York 1770 Place Of Refuge And Home Of Col. Hendrick Frey
19 SITE OF At Intersection Cliff & Otsego Sts. Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York Canajoharie Academy, 1824-92 Susan B. Anthony Taught Here 1846–1848. Charles F. Wheelock, Prin., 1880–91
20 SITE OF On Nys 10 At Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York Johannes Reuff'a Tavern Built 1750 By Hendrick Schrembling Became Reuff's Tavern In 1778 Gen. James Clinton's Hdqts 1779 Gen. Washington Visited Here 1783 Recruiting Office 1812, Demolished 1850
21 SULLIVAN-CLINTON On Nys 10 At S. End Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York Campaign 1779 Portage Route Of General James Clinton's Army Canajoharie To Otsego Lake 2000 Men, 500 Wagons, 200 Bateaux And Supplies Moved Overland
22 VAN ALSTYNE HOMESTEAD On Moyer St., Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York Built 1749 By Martin J. Van Alstyne 16 Of 31 Meetings Of Tryon County Safety Committee Held Here 1774-75 General Nicholas Herkimer Received Commission As Brig. Gen Here 1775
23 ARROW On County Rd. About 4 Miles Southwest Of Canajoharie Canajoharie, Town Of, New York Clinton Road Route Of Gen. Clinton's American Army Of 2000 Men, 500 Wagons, 200 Bateaux, Portage Canajoharie-otsego Lake 1779
24 BAPTIST On County Rd., Charleston Charleston, Town Of, New York Church Erected 1793 Elijah Herrick 1St Pastor
25 CHRISTIAN On County Rd. At Charleston Four Corners Charleston, Town Of, New York Church Erected In 1813 James Wilson First Pastor Elder John Ross Pastor 1822–1872
26 GRAVE OF On Nys 148 About 1/2 Mile Southwest Of Charleston Charleston, Town Of, New York Samuel Tallmadge Born Brookhaven, L.i., Nov. 23, 1755-Died April. 1, 1825 Lieutenant And Adjutant In American Revolution
27 GRAVE OF On Nys 148 About 1/2 Mile Southwest Of Charleston Charleston, Town Of, New York William Mc Conkey Jan 22, 1744-Sept. 10, 1825 Owner Of Ferry On Delaware River On Which Washington Crossed Dec. 25, 1776
28 GRIST MILL On Town Rd., Burtonville Charleston, Town Of, New York Erected 1850 By Judah Burton Son Of The 1St Settlers
29 HOME OF On County Rd. About 2 Mis. W. Of Charleston Charleston, Town Of, New York Lieut. Samuel Tallmadge Erected About 1800 Replaced Log Cabin Built About 1789
30 "YANKEE STREET" On Nys 30 At Minaville Florida, Town Of, New York Surveyed In 1795, "Six Rods Wide, Straight Course S.e. From Creek To Division Line Between Warren & Remsen Patents," Now Schuyler's Corner
31 ASSOCIATE CHURCH On Town Rd. At Scotch Church Florida, Town Of, New York Organized About 1786 By Associate Presbytery Of Pennsylvania. 1St Ministers: Mairs, Banks, Donaldson, Campbell. 1St Church Built 1800
32 JAN WEMP (WEMPLE) On Town Rd. About 1/2 Mile N/e Of Fort Hunter Florida, Town Of, New York Early Settler, Obtained From Mohawk Indians 450 Acres Of Land In 1737. Was One Of Contractors Who Built Queen Anne Chapel & Old Fort Hunter
33 JOHNSON'S On Nys 5S About 1/4 Mile East Of Amsterdam Florida, Town Of, New York 1738–1742 Site Of First Mohawk Valley Home And Trading Post Of Sir William Johnson
34 NEAR THIS SPOT STOOD THE On Nys 5S About 1/4 Mile East Of Amsterdam Florida, Town Of, New York Trading House Of William Johnson (Later Sir William) Agent For Warrenbush Pat. 1734
35 PETER YOUNG On Co. Rd., E. Side Schoharie Creek About 1 3/3 Mi. S.e Florida, Town Of, New York Settled 1726 Near Young's Lake. Granted First Lease Of Land In Warrensbush By Sir Peter Warren, Oct. 7, 1736.
36 QUEEN ANNE On Town Rd. About 1/2 Mile East Of Fort Hunter Florida, Town Of, New York Parsonage Built 1712 For Use Of Missionaries To Mohawk Indians. Here In 1775 Rev. J. Stuart & J. Brant Translated In Mohawk The Gospel Of St. Mark.
37 SITE OF On Town Rd. At Fort Hunter Florida, Town Of, New York Queen Anne Chapel Built 1711-12 For Use Of Mohawk Indians. Torn Down 1821 To Make Way For Erie Canal
38 SITE OF On County Rd. About 2 Miles Southwest Of Minaville Florida, Town Of, New York Log Meeting House Warrensbush Church, Erected 1778, First Methodist Church In Mohawk Valley. Rev. J. Dempster, Pastor, 1778–1804.
39 SITE OF FIRST BRIDGE On Town Rd. At Fort Hunter Florida, Town Of, New York 42°56′21.34″N 74°16′54.88″W / 42.9392611°N 74.2819111°W / 42.9392611; -74.2819111 First Bridge Built By Isaac Deput Across Schoharie Creek, 1796-97. Partially Destroyed By Ice Feb. 23, 1814
40 SITE OF On County Rd. About 2 Miles Southeast Of Minaville Florida, Town Of, New York Remsen's Bush Dutch Church Built About 1784 On Land Donated By L. Shuler, Rev. T. Romeyn Only Settled Pastor. New Church In N Minaville, 1808.
41 SITE OF On Co. Rd., E. Side Schoharie Creek, 1 Mi, S.e. Mill Pt. Florida, Town Of, New York Frederick's Mill At End Of Lane Philip Frederick And Francis Saltz Leased Land And Built Mill, 1750.
42 SITE OF On Town Rd. At Fort Hunter Florida, Town Of, New York T-can-de-ro-ga Or Ten-on-on-to-gen. Lower Castle Mohawks' Wolf Clan Last Mohawk Indian Village In Valley, 1700–1775
43 SITE OF On Town Rd. At Fort Hunter Florida, Town Of, New York Old Fort Hunter Built 1711-12 By Order Of Gov. Hunter For Protection Of Mohawk Indians. Was Stockaded And Surrounded Queen Anne Chapel
44 SITE OF PIONEER On Tn. Rd. Near Bridge Over So. Chuctanunda Cr. About 1½ Mis. Southwest Florida, Town Of, New York Warrensbush Village 1770–1810 Had Saw And Grist Mill Below Bridge On Creek Bend, A Prosperous Village, Destroyed In Indian Raids, 1781.
45 STANTONS FORD On Nys 5S About 1/4 Mile East Of Amsterdam Florida, Town Of, New York Where Ross & Butler Crossed With 700 Tories Indians And British October 24, 1781 Last Great Raid In County
46 WILGEN VLACKTE On Nys 5S About 2 Miles East Of Amsterdam Florida, Town Of, New York Willow Flats Settled By Claus Willemse Van Coppernowl. Then Western- Most Location 1684
47 ARROW On Nys 30 About 1 Mile S. Of Minaville Florida, Town Of, New York First Town Meeting Held At Home Of Ezra Murray First Tues. In April, 1794, Murray Lived At End Of Road At Foot Of Bean Hill, On Present Bussing Farm.
48 ANDAGORON On Nys 5S About 2 Mis. West Of Fultonville Glen, Town Of, New York Middle Mohawk Castle Of The Bear Clan 1642 Located On Hill Top. Destroyed In De Tracy's Raid Of 1666
49 BLOCK HOUSE On Nys 5S At Fultonville Glen, Town Of, New York Erected On This Site Near Close Of Revolution
50 CROMWELL HOME On Town Rd. About 1/2 Mile South Of Stone Ridge Glen, Town Of, New York Built About 1778 By Philip Cromwell, Surgeon Tryon County Militia
51 FIRST SCHOOL On Nys 5S About 3/4 Mi. West Auriesville Glen, Town Of, New York In The Town Of Glen Was Located Here In 1797 In The Home Of Abraham D. Quackenbush. John Hazzard, Teacher
52 GANDAWAGUE On Nys 5S About 3/4 Mi. West Auriesville Glen, Town Of, New York Lower Mohawk Indian Castle Of The Turtle Clan 1659. Burned In De Tracy's Raid, 1666.
53 LAST COUNCIL On Nys 5S About 1 Mi. West Of Auriesville Glen, Town Of, New York Of The Mohawk Indians And The Tryon County Committee Of Safety Was Held Here On The Flats October 1775
54 OSSERNENON On Nys 5S Near Intersection With Nys 288 Glen, Town Of, New York Lower Mohawk Indian Castle 1642–1659. Father Jogues And Rene Goupil Martyred Here. Tekawitha Born Here
55 STARIN TAVERN On River St., Fultonville Glen, Town Of, New York Built On This Site 1755 Western Terminus Of Albany Post Road 1795 Mail Carried Weekly From Here To Johnstown
56 VAN EPPS HOME On Nys 5S At E. End Of Fultonville Glen, Town Of, New York First Home Built Here 1751 By John E. Van Epps Pioneer Settler In Fultonville Then Known As Van Epps Swamp
57 300 FT. NORTH [ARROW] On Nys 5 About 1/2 Mile East Of St. Johnsville Johnsville, Town Of, New York Site Of Reformed Church 1750 First Church Organization In Town Of St. Johnsville
58 1739 On Co. Rd., Salt Springville Minden, Town Of, New York Ancient Salt Springs Nearby David Linsey Discovered The Spring From Which Village Was Named Source Of Pioneer Supply
59 1779 On Nys 5S About 1/4 Mile West Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York Clinton March Col. Lewis Dubois With 5Th New York Regt, And Artillery Left Ft. Plain For Otsego Lake, June 25, 1779
60 1779 On Co. Rd. About 1 Mile East Of Salt Springville Minden, Town Of, New York [Arrow] Clinton Road Portage Route Of Gen. Clinton's American Army Canajoharie To Otsego Lake 2000 Men 200 Bateaux 500 Wagons
61 CAN-A-WO-GE On Nys 5S About 1/2 Mile West Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York Mohawk Village Stood On This Sand Hill Burial Ground On And About This Road 1634
62 FORT CLYDE On Nys 163 About 1 Mile South Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York Strong Fort With Blockhouse Named For Col. Samuel Clyde Of Canajoharie 1777–1783
63 FORT PLAIN On Nys 5S About 1/2 Mile West Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York 1776–1786 Northern Limit Of Raid By Brant's Indians-tories 16 Killed-60 Captured 100 Buildings Burned Augs.2, 1780
64 FORT PLANK On Nys 5S About 2½ Miles West Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York 1776 Site Marks Stockaded Home Frederick Planck Military Post And Refuge 1776–1783
65 GRAVE OF On Co. Rd. 2 Miles East Of Salt Springville Minden, Town Of, New York Henry Seeber Pioneer, Patriot & Revolutionary Soldier
66 INDIAN TRAIL On Co. Rd., Salt Springville Minden, Town Of, New York & Military Road Covered By Clinton's Army In 1779 On March To Join Gen. Sullivan At Tioga
67 OTS-SQUA-GO On Nys 80 At Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York Course Of Creek Changed From Point 1/2 Mile North When Erie Canal Was Constructed 1817–1825
68 OTS-TUN-GO On Nys 80 About 2 Miles East Of Hallsville Minden, Town Of, New York One Of First Mohawk Castles Located About 3/4 Mile Up Otstungo 1580–1625
69 SAND HILL On Nys 5S About 1/2 Mile West Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York School Site Of First School Built In This Section Before Revolution
70 SAND HILL On Nys 5S About 1/2 Mile West Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York Dutch Reformed Church First Built 1750 Burned In 1780 Raid Rebuilt 1785-Torn Down 1840
71 SITE OF HOME AND GRAVE OF On Nys 163 At Freys Bush Minden, Town Of, New York Sergeant John Jacob Diefendorf Born 1747-Died 1839 Served Revolution Was In Battle Of Oriskany
72 TA-RA-TO-REES At Intersection Kellogg & Douglas Sts., Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York "Hill Of Health" Mohawk Middle Town 1700–1755
73 TE-NO-TO-GE On Nys 5S About 2 Miles West Of Fort Plain Minden, Town Of, New York Largest Mohawk Indian Town Visited By Van Den Bogaert 1634 55 Houses-over 1000 People
74 1/4 MILE S. On Nys 334 About 1/2 Mile Northwest Of Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Tekawitha Spring Water Supply For Villages Of Caughnawaga 1667–1693 Named After The "Lily Of The Mohawks"
75 APPROACHING SITE OF OLD On Nys 5 At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Caughnawaga Church Erected In 1763
76 CAMP MOHAWK On Nys 148 About 1/2 Mile North Of Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York The "Iron Hearted Regiment" Drilled Here, Mustered Into Service Aug. 16, 1862 Under Col. Simeon Sammons
77 CAUGHNAWAGAE On Nys 5 About 3/4 Mile West Of Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Lower Mohawk Indian Castle 1667 Ruled By Turtle Clan. Jesuit Mission Of St. Peter's Destroyed In Raid Of 1693
78 CONNOLLY INN On Nys 5 About 5 Mile West Of Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York 42°54′43.63″N 74°27′29.66″W / 42.9121194°N 74.4582389°W / 42.9121194; -74.4582389 Stood At Yosts Where There Was A Toll Gate And A Bridge Across The Mohawk Which Was Swept Away By High Water And Never Rebuilt
79 COURT HOUSE On Grounds Of Old Court House, Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Erected 1836 When Fonda Became County Seat. Scene Of Many Social Religious And Political Meetings
80 DANASCARA PLACE On Nys 5 About 3 Mis. E., Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Built 1795 By Col. Frederick Vischer Replacing House Which Was Burned In The Valley Raid Of 1780
81 DAVIS TAVERN On Nys 5 At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Famous In Days Of Stage Coach Travel. Built About 1781 By Matthew C. Davis
82 FONDA CEMETERY On Cemetery St. At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Old Caughnawaga Cemetery Village Property Since 1855 Many Early Settlers Buried Here, Also Six Revolutionary Soldiers
83 FONDA TAVERN On Nys 5 At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York 42°57′16.09″N 74°21′31.18″W / 42.9544694°N 74.3586611°W / 42.9544694; -74.3586611 Built About 1781 By John Fonda Of Tryon County Militia
84 LIBERTY POLE On Nys 5 About 1/2 Mile West Of Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Erected On This Spot Occasioned The First Blood Shed In Old Tryon County In May 1775
85 PAPPY DOUW On Nys 334 At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Fonda House Built For Adam Douw Fonda On "The Winter Farm." Stood On Hilltop North And East Of Present Location
86 SITE OF On Nys 148 About 2 Miles North Of Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Sammons' Home Burned During Revolution And Sampson Sammons And His Three Sons Taken Prisoners. Jacob And Frederick Were Taken To Canada But Escaped After Much Suffering
87 VAN HORN HOUSE On Nys 5 At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Built By Abram Van Horn In 1826. Used As A Bakery And Store.
88 VEEDER HOME On Nys 5 About 1 Mile West Of Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Built About 1791 By Major Abraham Veeder Who Kept An Inn Here And Operated A Ferry Across The River
89 WEMPLE TAVERN On Nys 334 At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Erected 1780 By "Peggy" Wemple Revolutionary Heroine
90 ARROW 700 FEET On Nys 148 At Fonda Mohawk, Town Of, New York Site Of Home Of Douw Fonda 1St Settler, After Whom Village Was Named. House Burned & Fonda Killed By Tories & Indians 1780
91 ARMY CAMP On Nys 5 At Palatine Church Palatine, Town Of, New York Of Gen. Van Rensselaer's American Army, Oct. 19, 1780 Also Site Of Palatine Church 1770
92 FORT FREY Frey fort palatine ny.jpg On Nys 5 Palatine Bridge Palatine, Town Of, New York 1739 Home Of Maj. John Frey Hendrick Frey Location At Foot Of Hill 1689 British Fort Nearby 1701–1713
93 FORT WAGNER On Nys 5 About 1 Mile Northwest Of Nelliston Palatine, Town Of, New York Stone Section Of House Was Stockaded Home Of Lt. Col. Peter Wagner Palatine Regt. Tryon County Militia 1750
94 LOUCKS TAVERN On Nys 10 At Stone Arabia Palatine, Town Of, New York Site Of First Meeting Place Palatine District Committee Of Safety August 27, 1774
95 SETTLED BY HENDRICK FREY 1689 On Nys 5 Palatine Bridge Palatine, Town Of, New York Bridge Built 1803 Village Chartered 1867 Settled By Palatine Germans 1689–1867
96 SITE OF THE EARLY HOME OF On Nys 5 About 4 Miles East Of Palatine Bridge Palatine, Town Of, New York Major Jelles Fonda A Prominent Merchant By The Mohawk Valley And An Indian Trader. Here Was Located An Indian Village
97 SPRAKER INN On Nys 5 About 2 Miles East Of Palatine Bridge Palatine, Town Of, New York Built In 1795 By The Spraker Family Once Famous A River And Turnpike Tavern
98 STONE ARABIA On Nys 10 About 3 Miles North Of Palatine Bridge Palatine, Town Of, New York Lutheran Church 1792 Also Site Of Log Church 1729 Settled By Palatines 1712
99 STONE ARABIA On Nys 10 About 2 Miles North Of Palatine Bridge Palatine, Town Of, New York Battlefield Lies East Of Road Col. Brown's American Battalion Defeated Oct. 19, 1780
100 CURRYTOWN On Nys 162 At Currytown Root, Town Of, New York Reformed Church Organized 1790. Previous Services Held In Barn Of Jacob Dievendorf. First Pastor Rev. J.r.h. Hasbrouck
101 HOME OF On County Rd. At Randall Root, Town Of, New York Volkert Vrooman Where According To Tradition Washington Stayed Overnight On His Visit Through The Valley
102 RAIDER'S CAMP On Nys 5S About 5½ Miles W. Of Fultonville Root, Town Of, New York October 18, 1780 Camp Of Sir John Johnson's Indian-tory Raiders
103 THIS VICINITY RAIDED BY On Nys 162 About 1½ Miles N.w. Of Rural Grove Root, Town Of, New York Tories And Indians On July 9, 1781 Fort Lewis Formed A Refuge

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