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

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

Listings county-wide[edit]

Marker name[1] Image Date designated Location City or Town Coords Marker text
2 COLONIAL INN Colonial Inn marker.jpg On Middle Line Road About 1½ Mi. S/w. Of Ballston, Town Of, New York This Building Erected In 1797 Was For Many Years A Public Tavern
3 ELIPHALET BALL Eliphalet Ball marker.jpg On Nys 50 About 3Mis. S. Of Ballston Spa Ballston, Town Of, New York 1722-1797 Site of original home founder, Ballston, 1770 established first real settlement in Ballston
4 HOME OF JAMES GORDON James Gordon Home marker, Ballston NY.jpg On Middle Line Road about 3/4 Mi. North Of Ballston Center Ballston, Town Of, New York Colonel Revolutionary War Member of Assembly, State Senator first supervisor Town Ballston Member of Congress Washington Visited Here 1783
5 HOME OF JOHN W. TAYLOR John W. Taylor marker Ballston Spa.jpg On Nys 67 At Ballston Spa Ballston, Town Of, New York Member Of Congress 1831-33 Speaker Of The House Of Representatives 1821–1827 State Senator 1840
6 HOME OF SAMUEL YOUNG Samuel Young marker.jpg On Nys 50 About 3 Mi. South Of Ballston Spa Ballston, Town Of, New York Member Of Assembly 1814 Speaker of Assembly 1815 State Senator 1819, 33,34,45,47 Candidate For Governor Of N.Y., 1824. Died Here 1850
7 MCDONALDS McDonalds marker Ballston Spa.jpg On Front St., Ballston Spa Ballston, Town Of, New York Ballston-Saratoga Mineral Springs Were Revealed To White Men By Michael And Nicholas Mcdonald About 1765
8 MCDONALDS SITE McDonalds site marker.jpg On NYS Route 50 About 3/4 Mile S. Of Ballston Center Ballston, Town Of, New York At Shore Of Ballston Lake 1/2 Mile From This Spot Michael & Nicholas Mcdonald Built First Cabin In This Section Of State In 1763
9 BALLSTON CHURCH Ballston Church marker.jpg NE corner of Middle Line and Charlton roads Ballston, Town Of, New York Congregation formed 1771 by Rev. Eliphalet Ball. Fourth house of worship built 1859. Church burned in Oct. 1993, steeple saved. Rebuilt to the glory of God in 1994.
10 SITE OF REV BALL'S LOG CHURCH-1771 Ball's Church marker.jpg NW corner of Charlton Road and NYS Route 50 Ballston, Town Of, New York 42°57′23″N 73°52′02″W / 42.9562527°N 73.867117°W / 42.9562527; -73.867117 Site of Rev. Ball'S log church-1771 Ballston Town Commons-1774 Stockaded fort-1775 Red Meeting House-1780 Ballston Academy-1804
11 SITE OF CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Christ Episcopal Church marker, Ballston NY.jpg> On Middle Line Road, about 1/4 Mile South Of Ballston Center Ballston, Town Of, New York Christ Episcopal Church First Episcopal Church In Saratoga County Erected 1792 Removed To Ballston Spa 1817
12 SITE OF FIRST COURT HOUSE AND JAIL Ballston first courthouse and Jail marker.jpg On Co. Rd. About 1½ Mis. S.w. Of Ballston Spa Ballston, Town Of, New York First Court House And Jail Of Saratoga County Erected 1796 Destroyed By Fire, 1816
13 SITE OF HOME BERIAH PALMER Beriah Palmer marker.jpg On NYS 146A Near Intersection With NYS 50 Ballston, Town Of, New York Beriah Palmer Supervisor Ballston 1790-01 Member Of Assembly 1793-95 Member Congress 1803-05 Surrogate Saratoga County
14 THIS BUILDING Bettys Tavern marker.jpg On Nys 50 About 1½ Mi. N.e. Of Burnt Hills Ballston, Town Of, New York Was A Public Inn During The Revolution. William Bettys, Proprietor
15 TOWN OF BALLSTON Town of Ballston Marker.jpg On Nys 339 At Burnt Hills Ballston, Town Of, New York Named For Eliphalet Ball Formed From Saratoga As A District April 1, 1775 Organized As A Town March 7, 1788
16 CRESCENT Crescent, NY marker.jpg On north Bank Of Mohawk Near Us 9 At Crescent Halfmoon, Town Of, New York Named From Crescent Shape Of Mohawk River At This Point. Site Of Indian Carry From Mohawk River To Hudson River. Site Of Old Crescent Bridge.
17 ON THE BROW OF THE HILL On Nys 197 At Approach To Bridge To Fort Edward Moreau, Town Of, New York Royal Blockhouse Built During French And Indian War
18 BRITISH OVENS On Bacon Hill-fort Edward County Road Northumberland, Town Of, New York In The Hill On The Left Were Two Large Ovens Used By The British Army While Encamped On Adjoining Flats
19 FORT MILLER On Bacon Hill-fort Edward County Road Northumberland, Town Of, New York Built By Col. Miller July 1755
20 GENERAL STARK On Us 4 At Northumberland Northumberland, Town Of, New York Held This Position To Prevent British Retreat To North
21 HOME OF JOHN MCCREA On Nys 32 At Bacon Hill Northumberland, Town Of, New York John Mccrea Brother Of Jane Mccrea Who Was Killed By Indians July 27, 1777
22 HOME OF CAPTAIN MARTIN JOHN BURKE On Nys 32 At Bacon Hill Northumberland, Town Of, New York Captain Martin John Burke B. 1816 - D. 1847 Graduated From West Point 1836; Was Killed In War With Mexico Aug. 20, 1847
23 HOME OF COL. SIDNEY BERRY On Bacon Hill-fort Edward County Road Northumberland, Town Of, New York Col. Sidney Berry Served In Revolution; First Surrogate Of County; First Supervisor Of Town
24 AMERICAN ENTRENCHMENTS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Battles Of Sept. 19 - Oct. 7, 1777
25 AMERICAN ENTRENCHMENTS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Battles Of Sept. 19 - Oct. 7, 1777
26 AMERICAN PERIOD Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Block House Site Of Fort Neilson Visitors Welcome 8:30 A.m. To 5:30 P.m.
27 AMERICAN PICKETS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Held This High Ground South Of Middle Ravine Between The Battles Of Sept. 19 And Oct. 7, 1777
28 AMERICAN PICKETS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Held This High Ground South Of Middle Ravine Between The Battles Of Sept. 19 And Oct. 7, 1777
29 BATTLE FIELD Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Cemetery Here Lies The Dust Of American Heroes Who Died That The United States Might Be Born
30 BATTLE WELL Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Sought By The Wounded Of Both Armies Scene Of Much Suffering After The Battles Of 1777
31 BREYMANN REDOUBT Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Lasr Engagement Of Battle Of Oct. 7, 1777
32 BRITISH ENTRENCHMENTS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York On Breymann Redoubt
33 BRITISH PICKETS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Held This High Ground North Of Middle Ravine Between The Battles Of Sept. 19 And Oct. 7, 1777
34 BRITISH PICKETS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Held This High Ground North Of The Middle Ravine Between The Battles Of Sept. 19 And Oct. 7, 1777
35 BRITISH CENTER Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York October 7, 1777 General Riedesel Brunswichers Captain Pausch Battery Of 6 Pounders
36 BRITISH LEFT Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Oct. 7, 1777 Major Acland Grenadiers Major Williams Royal Artillery
37 BRITISH RIGHT Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Oct. 7, 1777 Light Infantry Earl Of Balcarras
38 BURGOYNE BRIDGE Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Built By The Invading Army Of Burgoyne
39 GEN. MORGAN'S RIFLE CORPS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Attacked The British Redoubt After Wide Flank Movement Behind The Redoubt To The West
40 GENERAL DEARBORN'S Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Light Infantry Left Division American Attack On British Line Of Battle Oct. 7, 1777
41 GENERAL LEARNED'S BRIGADE Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York N. Y. And Mass. Regiments Center Division American Attack On British Line Of Battle Oct. 7, 1777
42 GENERAL POOR'S BRIGADE Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York N. H. And N. Y. Regiments Right Division American Attack On British Line Of Battle Oct. 7, 1777
43 GREAT REDOUBT Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Scene Of Fighting Of First Battle Held By British Against Attacks By Arnold In Battle Of Oct. 7, 1777
44 HEADQUARTERS Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Of Gen. Arnold Battles Of Sept. 19 - Oct. 7, 1777
45 MAJOR ACLAND Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Made Prisoner Oct. 7, 1777 Fought Duel In Defense Of Valour Of Americans
46 MIDDLE RAVINE Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Separating Hostile Armies Between The Battles Of Saratoga
47 OLD POWDER Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Magazine Battles Of Saratoga 1777 Restored With Original Stone On Exact Site
48 ON THIS SPOT Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Francis Clerke Aide-de-camp To Burgoyne Fell Mortally Wounded October 7, 1777
49 ROAD TO THE MIDDLE RAVINE Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Middle Ravine
50 SITE OF THE ORIGINAL Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Freeman House Center Of Right Division Of British Army After Battle Of Sept. 19, 1777
51 THE SHOT THAT KILLED Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Gen. Fraser Oct. 7, 1777 Was Fired From Near Here By Timothy Murphy Of Morgan's Riflemen.
52 TO THE EAST Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Burgonyne's Headquarters
53 TO THE NORTH IS BREYMANN Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Natl. Historical Pk., New York Redoubt The Westmost Point Of The British Entrenched Camp. Captured By The Americans On Oct. 7 When Arnold Was Severely Wounded
54 BRYAN HOME Bryan Home histroric marker.jpg Maple Avenue at Rock Street, Saratoga Springs Saratoga Springs, City Of, New York Erected 1832 On The Site Of The Log Cabin Inn Of Alexander Bryan Revolutionary Scout
55 BREASTWORKS In School Yard, Victory Mills Saratoga, Town Of, New York Of General Learned
56 BREASTWORKS On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Of General Burgoyne
57 CAMP OF On Us 4 S. Of Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Continental Troops Under General Gates East Across Fish Creek
58 COLONEL MORGAN On Us 4 At Victory Mills Saratoga, Town Of, New York Crossed Creek Here As Assaulted British Camp
59 COLONEL MORGAN On Nys 338 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Held This Position To Prevent British Retreat To West
60 COLONEL MORGAN On Nys 29 About 1/2 Mile West Of Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Held This Position To Prevent British Retreat To West
61 COLONIAL AND On Us 4 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Revolutionary Fording Place
62 DERIDDER On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Horse Ferry
63 FIRST BRIDGE On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Here Bore Stone Tablet Now Buried In Roadway Reading "The Union- It Must Be Preserved. Gen'l Jackson. A.d. 1834"
64 LEARNED, GLOVER On Us 4 At Victory Mills Saratoga, Town Of, New York Nixon Crossed Creek Here To Support Colonel Morgan
65 LINES OCCUPIED BY On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Burgoyne's German And Canadian Forces
66 ON THESE FIELDS On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York The British Army Grounded Arms At The Surrender
67 POSITION OF On Us 4 S. Of Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Fraser's Corps British Light Troops October 10 To 17 1777
68 SITE OF On Us 4 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Camp Of General Burgoyne Oct. 10 To 17 1777
69 SITE OF On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Fort Hardy 1757
70 SITE OF On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Continental Barracks Where General Stark Tried And Condemned The Tory Lovelace As A Spy
71 SITE OF On Schuylerville-coveville County Road Saratoga, Town Of, New York General Gates Headquarters Previous To Surrender Of General Burgoyne Oct. 17, 1777
72 SITE OF On Schuylerville-coveville County Road Saratoga, Town Of, New York Surrender Of General Burgoyne To General Gates October 17, 1777
73 SITE OF On Schuylerville-coveville County Road Saratoga, Town Of, New York Home Of General Schuyler Burned By Burgoyne 1777
74 SITE OF On Schuylerville-coveville County Road Saratoga, Town Of, New York Dovegat House Headquarters General Burgoyne During Advance And Retreat Of British Army
75 SITE OF On Town Rd., Victory Mills Saratoga, Town Of, New York Camp Of General Learned Before Surrender Of General Burgoyne
76 SITE OF On Us 4 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York First Flax And Linen Mill In America Built 1810
77 SITE OF On Schuylerville-coveville County Road Saratoga, Town Of, New York Wheatfields Burned By Catherine Schuyler When American Settlers Fled Before Burgoyne's Advance
78 SITE OF On Schuylerville-coveville County Road Saratoga, Town Of, New York Oldest Cotton Mill In New York State Built 1828
79 SITE OF On Nys 29 At Schuylerville Saratoga, Town Of, New York Camp Of General Burgoyne October 10Th To 17Th 1777
80 TRENCHES On Us 4 At Victory Mills Saratoga, Town Of, New York Of Burgoyne's Army
81 DIRCK SWART HOUSE On Us 4 At Stillwater Stillwater, Town Of, New York Headquarters Aug. 3-14, 1777 Of Gen. Philip Schuyler Arnold Marched From Here To Relief Of Fort Stanwix
82 FERRY LANE On Us 4 At Stillwater Stillwater, Town Of, New York Oct. 1777 Burgoyne's Brunswick Troops Marched Through This Lane To Vandenburgh Ferry And Prison Camp At Campbridge, Mass.
83 HARMANUS SCHUYLER On Us 4 At Stillwater Stillwater, Town Of, New York Mansion Washington, Schuyler And Clinton Were Entertained Here In 1783
84 HISTORIC SITES On Us 4 At Stillwater Stillwater, Town Of, New York Fort Ingoldsby Built 1709 Fort Winslow Built 1756 Montressor's Blockhouse & Storehouse Barracks 1758 Schuyler's Supply Depot 1777
85 ON THE WOODED HILL On Us 4 At Stillwater Stillwater, Town Of, New York To The Left Stand Earthworks Thrown Up By Amer. Army Before Battle Of Saratoga 1777
86 HALFMOON FORT On Us 4 1 Mile North Of Broad St., Waterford Waterford, Town Of, New York 1689 Defense Outpost Of Albany Site Of "Ye Halfmoon" Settlement, 1764 On "Great Road" To Canada
87 UP COUNTRY On Saratoga Ave., Waterford Waterford, Town Of, New York Erected 1830 By William Punderson Mansfield. Home Of Lewis W. Mansfield Author Of Up Country Letters, Morning Watch And Country Margins
88 WATER FORD Water Ford marker.jpg Near Southeast Corner Of Broad & Second Sts., Waterford Waterford, Town Of, New York A Colonial Ford Across The Mohawk River From Which Waterford Derives Its Name
89 WATERFORD In Flatiron Park, Broad & Sixth Sts., Waterford Waterford, Town Of, New York 1794 Oldest Continuously Incorporated Village In New York State
90 WATERFORD In Park, Broad & First Sts. At Waterford Waterford, Town Of, New York 1794 Oldest Continuously Incorporated Village In New York State
91 WATERFORD On Us 4 4/5 Mile North Of Broad St., Waterford Waterford, Town Of, New York 1794 Oldest Continuously Incorporated Village In New York State
92 WHITE HOMESTEAD On Saratoga Ave., Waterford Waterford, Town Of, New York Erected 1830 By Hugh White Who Helped Develop Cohoes Power And Industry; R.r. Builder; Congressman; Brother Of Canvass White, C.e.,
93 BATTLE OF WILTON Battle of Wilton marker.jpg On County Rd. About 1/2 Mile West Of Kings Station Wilton, Town Of, New York February 17, 1693 British Force Of 250 Whites & 290 Indians Engaged French & Indian Force Of "600 Or 700" Men
94 GRANT COTTAGE Grant Cottage marker 1.jpg On US 9 At Wilton Wilton, Town Of, New York Entrance To Cottage On Mount McGregor Splendid Panorama Known As "Grant's Last View"
95 GRANT COTTAGE Grant Cottage marker 2.jpg On County Rd. Leading To Cottage On Mt. McGregor Wilton, Town Of, New York Entrance To Cottage On Mount McGregor Splendid Panorama Known As "Grant's Last View"
96 GRANT COTTAGE On Us 9 At Wilton Wilton, Town Of, New York Approaching Road On Left To House On Mount McGregor Where Ulysses S. Grant Died July 23, 1885
97 GRANT COTTAGE Grant Cottage marker 3.jpg Mt McGregor Road Wilton, Town Of, New York Approaching Road To House On Mount McGregor Where Ulysses S. Grant Died July 23, 1885
98 ULYSSES S. GRANT Grantmemoirs.jpeg On Lawn In Front Of Cottage On Mount McGregor Wilton, Town Of, New York Ulysses S. Grant Lived Here During His Last Days June 16 To July 23, 1885 And Completed His Personal Memoirs
99 FORT'S FERRY Forts Ferry Historic Marker.jpg Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve Clifton Park, Town Of, New York Fort's Ferry Site of oldest settlement in Clifton Park. Known as Canastigione, settled 1672. Nicholas Fort established a rope ferry in 1728
100 LOCK 19 Erie Canal lock 19 marker.jpg Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve Clifton Park, Town Of, New York Lock 19 Double chamber lock for raising-lowering boats. Built 1842 during enlargement of Erie Canal. Far chamber lengthened 1885
101 "THE GUT", OR "THE VALLEY" The Gut Marker Saratoga Springs.jpg Corner Phila and Putnam Streets Saratoga Springs, City Of, New York "The Gut", or "The Valley" (circa 1920-1960) In this low-lying neighborhood a lively Jewish enclave of stores, markets, hotels and boarding houses catered to NYC summer visitors here for the healing springs
102 GIDEON PUTNAM BURYING GROUND Gideon Putnam Burying Ground marker.jpg South Franklin Street Saratoga Springs, City Of, New York Gideon Putnam (1763-1812) early settler and founding father. Developed Saratoga from wilderness to famous spa. Putnam donated this land and was the first to be buried here. The stone wall surrounds the Putnam family plot
103 WORLD WAR MEMORIAL PAVILION World War Memorial marker.jpg Congress Park Saratoga Springs, City Of, New York World War Memorial Pavilion dedicated 1931 by American Legion Aux. Unit 70 Site of the 1882 Congress Spring Victorian bandstand
104 DUBLIN Dublin Historic Marker Saratoga Springs NY.jpg Grand Ave. at Walworth St. Saratoga Springs, City Of, New York Drawn by hotel and railroad work, Irish and then Italian immigrants populated this special neighborhood from the 1840s through the 1890s
105 COL. ELMER ELLSWORTH EllsworthMarker.jpg Dunning Street east of US Route 9 Malta, Town Of, New York Col. Elmer Ellsworth born nearby April 11, 1837. Commanded Fire Zouaves. First Union officer to die in Civil War. "Mourned as a son" by Abraham Lincoln.
106 DUNNING STREET COMMON Parade Ground historic marker 1, Malta NY.jpg Dunning Street east of US Route 9 Malta, Town Of, New York Dunning Street Common given by Michael Dunning. Parade Ground for militia training in the Revolution. Preserved as village green for grazing, horse races and other town festivities
107 PARADE GROUND Parade Ground historic marker 2, Malta NY.jpg Dunning Street east of US Route 9 Malta, Town Of, New York Donated by Captain Michael Dunning in 1776 for use as a militia training ground during the Revolutionary War. It has since served Malta as a public square.
108 WHITNEY FIELD Whitney Field marker.jpg Bloomfield Road north of Denton Road Greenfield, New York Whitney Field. Built 1901 by W.C. Whitney. Named for son H.P. Whitney, a ten-goal polo player. Abandoned to farmland 1934. Found and rebuilt 1978-79.
109 CEMETERY, 1864 Jonesville Cemetery marker.jpg Ushers & Longkill Rds. Jonesville, New York Cemetery, 1864. Rolling hills winding paths and sculpted monuments reflect the rural cemetery movement popular in mid 19th century America.
110 REXFORD HOUSE Cyrus Rexford House Marker.jpg South West corner of Balltown and Riverview Roads Clifton Park, New York 42°51′21.6″N 73°53′19.9″W / 42.856000°N 73.888861°W / 42.856000; -73.888861) Edward Rexford from England settled here c.1763. Early home enlarged by Cyrus Rexford in 1883.
111 KINGSLEY INN Kingsley Inn marker.jpg NW corner of Kingsley Road at Lake Hill Road Burnt Hills, New York 42°54′36.6″N 73°53′43.6″W / 42.910167°N 73.895444°W / 42.910167; -73.895444) Established 1795 by William Kingsley Tavern on stagecoach route halfway between Ballston Spa and Schenectady
112 BETTYS FAMILY BettysFamilyMarker.jpg SE corner of Hillside Cemetery, Burnt Hills NY Burnt Hills, New York Joseph died 1804 and Abigail died 1791, local innkeepers and unfortunate parents of Joseph, convicted traitor & spy who was hung in 1782
113 BURNT HILLS BAPTIST CHURCH BurntHillsBaptistChurchMarker.jpg Kingsley Road south of Lakehill Road Burnt Hills, New York Founded 1783. Present church built 1839. Hillside Cemetery adjoining. 1st burial 1782.
114 CALVARY CalvaryEpiscopalChurchMarkerBurntHillsNY.jpg Lake Hill Road east of Kingsley Road Burnt Hills, New York Episcopal church founded by Dr. Edward Davis May 7, 1849. First service in this building was Christmas Eve, 1849
115 BIRTHPLACE Abner Doubleday marker.jpg NW corner Washington and Fenwick Sts. Ballston, Town Of, New York Major-Gen Abner Doubleday Ballston Spa June 26, 1819 Founder of baseball 1839 A Civil War hero at Battle of Gettysburg 1863
116 MILTON CENTRE Milton Center NY marker.jpg Middle Line Road, Milton, New York Milton, Town Of, New York Early businesses from c.1780 to late 1800's. Gordon grist mill; Rugg wheel shop; Frink-Kellog store; S.Rugg tannery; Freelander blacksmith shop & hotel; Thompson law office
117 MILTON HILL Milton Hill marker.jpg Middle Line Road, Milton, New York Milton, Town Of, New York Area of town first settled c.1772 by David Wood family. Powell's store, Episcopal & Presbyterian churches until c.1850; School #3 to 1950's
118 ROSE HILL WATER TOWER Rose Hill water tower marker.jpg Middle Line Road, Milton, New York Milton, Town Of, New York Square, triple-walled structure built about 1917 to store and supply running water to Thompson farm and area. Used until 1970's
119 CRESCENT AQUEDUCT Crescent Aquaduct marker.jpg On north Bank Of Mohawk Near Us 9 At Crescent Halfmoon, Town Of, New York These stone remnants mark the northern end of the aqueduct which carried the Erie Canal over the Mohawk River between 1825 and 1915
120 SITE OF Ballston first courthouse and Jail marker.jpg Middle Line Road Ballston, Town Of, New York First court house and jail of Saratoga County. Erected 1796. Destroyed by fire, 1816
121 HOME OF Jonathan Filer Home marker.jpg Middle Line Road Ballston, Town Of, New York Jonathan Filer. Partially burned in Ballston invasion of 1780. Braided Indian torch found here. Family escaped and hid nearby
122 1780 INVASION 1780 Invasion marker.jpg Middle Line Road Ballston, Town Of, New York Home of Tyrannis Collins militia capt. under Gordon raided by British & Indians north of here all rebel men captured & houses burned
123 SAMUEL DAVIS MD. Samuel Davis marker.jpg Middle Line Road Ballston, Town Of, New York Born 1765 - died 1840 practiced medicine from here for 50 years. House was a station on the underground railroad
124 BALLSTON CENTER Ballston Center marker.jpg Middle Line Road Ballston, Town Of, New York Samuel Southard Tavern - early graveyard - post office - blacksmith shop - stores - George Washington rode through in 1783
125 COUNTY SEAT Saratoga county seat marker.jpg Ballston Spa, New York The county seat moved from Ballston Center to Ballston Spa in 1817. This county complex was dedicated on 9/21/1968.
126 EMERSON's TAVERN Emerson's Tavern NY marker.jpg Ballard Road at Northern Pines Rd Wilton, Town Of, New York Emerson's Tavern 1790-1981 site of the first Town of Wilton meeting held Mar. 1819. First Supervisor elected was Dudley Emerson. Gen. Lafayette stayed here.
127 HERE IN 1800 Iron Spring marker 1.jpg Iron Spring Park, Front St. Ballston Spa (west side)[1] Ballston, Town Of, New York A bathing green, bath house and mineral spring were used by visitors from six boarding houses and five private summer homes
128 HERE IN 1900 Iron Spring marker 2.jpg Iron Spring Park, Front St. Ballston Spa (east side)[1] Ballston, Town Of, New York Shoppers going to Front Street and workers walking through the tunnel from factories relaxed at a refreshment stand in the springhouse
129 PINE GROVE Pine Grove marker.jpg West side of Broadway at Ellsworth Jones Place Saratoga Springs, City Of, New York Site of the Walworth home 1823–1952 and was home to Ellen Hardin Walworth, one of four founders of the National Society DAR 1890
130 McCREA HILL McCrea Hill marker.jpg East side of NYS Route 50 at McCrea Hill Rd. Ballston, Town Of, New York 42°58′01″N 73°51′48″W / 42.966818°N 73.863369°W / 42.966818; -73.863369 Brothers James, Sam, and Wm. McCrea built near here 1771 James and Sam fought for Rev. War. Wm sided with British. Sister Jane martyred 1777.
131 STEPHEN WHITE Stephen White marker.jpg West side of NYS Route 50 north of Burnt Hills Ballston, Town Of, New York settled here-1771. Served as Cpt. in militia. taken by British. Wife Phebe was town midwife. House was social center. He died 1793
132 DR. ORRA PHELPS DrOrraPhelpsMarker.jpg East side of Parkhurst Road Wilton, Town Of, New York 1895–1896 Dr. Phelps servet the school system and the Navy and Veterans Hospital. Botanist, ADK 46er, author, naturalist and teacher
133 MALTA DRIVE-IN SIGNS Malta Drive In marker.jpg East side of US Route 9 north of Malta Corners Malta, Town Of, New York 43°00′15″N 73°47′25″W / 43.004195°N 73.790302°W / 43.004195; -73.790302) Open-air theater started in 1949 by Sarto and Leona Smaldone, drive-in purchased in 1988 by brothers Ed and Tom Caro. In operation for over 50 years
134 MALTA RIDGE Malta Ridge marker.jpg SE corner of US Route 9 at Malta Ave. Ext. Malta, Town Of, New York 43°00′41″N 73°47′22″W / 43.011350°N 73.789513°W / 43.011350; -73.789513) Settled well before 1800. Nearby stood Dean Chase's Tavern, well-known landmark and stage coach stop. The ME church was built in 1814.
135 MALTA RIDGE CEMETERY Malta Ridge Cemetery marker.jpg West side of US Route 9 at Saratoga Bridges Rd. Malta, Town Of, New York 43°00′59″N 73°47′27″W / 43.016402°N 73.790764°W / 43.016402; -73.790764) Earliest recorded grave 1805. Some early family graves are Arnold, Baker, Brown, Chase, Crouch, Fish, Hill, Ireland, Millard, Phillips, Ramsdale, Reno, Riley, Rowley, Wiggins.
136 WIGGINS - COLLAMER Wiggins-Collamer House marker.jpg NW corner of US Route 9 and E. High Street Malta, Town Of, New York 42°59′40″N 73°47′28″W / 42.994465°N 73.791075°W / 42.994465; -73.791075) Home of George Wiggins. Land, 1821, house c.1835 150 years in one family. Given Town of Malta 1972 by Nelson P. Collamer. Great, great grandson.
137 BIRTHPLACE OF John W Taylor birthplace marker.jpg North side of Charlton Rd. at Valentine Rd. Charlton, New York 42°56′09″N 73°56′41″W / 42.935742°N 73.944757°W / 42.935742; -73.944757) Birthplace of John W. Taylor Mar. 1784 - Sept. 1854 twice speaker - U.S. House of Representatives N.Y. Senator - Assemblyman
138 CRUM'S PLACE Crum's Place marker.jpg North side of county road 63 east of US Route 9 Malta, Town Of, New York 43°00′52″N 73°46′35″W / 43.0144423°N 73.7762799°W / 43.0144423; -73.7762799) George "Crum" Speck, chef, inventor of the potato chip ran his restaurant 1882–1890. Nationally known and local patrons dined here.
139 THE CHARLTON SCHOOL Charlton School marker.jpg North side of Lake Hill Rd. Charlton, New York 42°54′52″N 73°55′57″W / 42.9144966°N 73.9326251°W / 42.9144966; -73.9326251) Founded 1895 by John S. Hawley as the Charlton Farm School for Troubled Boys burned April 2, 1938 rebuilt for young women in 1955
140 PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Freehold Presbyterian Church marker.jpg North side of Charlton Rd. in Charlton village Charlton, New York 42°56′02″N 73°57′57″W / 42.9338313°N 73.9657496°W / 42.9338313; -73.9657496) organized January 3, 1786 by settlers from Freehold Monmouth Co. New Jersey present edifice built 1852 - 53.
141 CHARLTON ACADEMY Charlton Academy marker.jpg North side of Charlton Rd. in Charlton village Charlton, New York founded 1859, by Rev. James Crocker, destroyed by fire April 1946
142 CHARLTON MUSEUM Charlton Museum marker.jpg East side of Maple Ave. in Charlton village Charlton, New York 42°56′06″N 73°57′37″W / 42.9348992°N 73.9602312°W / 42.9348992; -73.9602312) St. Paul's Episcopal Church built 1804 Dist. #8 school 1859-1948 Charlton Historical Society first meeting-Jan. 17, 1966
143 E.HUBBELL 1831 New York State historic marker - E.Hubbell.jpg Brookline Road east of NYS Route 50 Ballston, Town Of, New York 42°58′39″N 73°51′04″W / 42.977372°N 73.851065°W / 42.977372; -73.851065 Late Federal Style home of Edmond and Mary Hubbell. Mr.Hubbell operated a woolen cloth manufactory on the Mourning Kill until ca.1850
144 TRIP-HAMMER New York State historic marker - Trip-hammer.jpg Brookline Road east of NYS Route 50 Ballston, Town Of, New York 42°58′39″N 73°51′04″W / 42.977372°N 73.851065°W / 42.977372; -73.851065 Site of water-powered forge shop and residence of Sylvester Blood.(1785-1866) and wife, Loretta. Shop made scythes and axes until 1825.
145 MARVIN HOMESTEAD New York State historic marker - Marvin Homestead.jpg NYS Route 67 west of I-87 Malta, Town Of, New York 42°58′09″N 73°49′02″W / 42.9691038°N 73.8172231°W / 42.9691038; -73.8172231 Home of William Marvin and Susanna (Wright) Marvin, his wife. Pioneer settlers in Town of Malts. Land purchased April 2, 1772. House built ca.1790.
146 EAST LINE New York State historic marker - East Line.jpg NYS Route 67 at East Line Road Malta, Town Of, New York 42°58′17″N 73°49′51″W / 42.971297°N 73.830831°W / 42.971297; -73.830831} An early community ca. 1780 shared by Malta and Ballston townships. ME. Church built 1809. Nearby was a hotel, a tavern, by 1837 a R.R. stop
147 SOUTH CORINTH South Corinth marker.jpg Chapman St. at Miner Rd. Corinth, New York 43°11′47″N 73°52′01″W / 43.1964447°N 73.8668746°W / 43.1964447; -73.8668746} Early businesses - from 1800 saw mills, Chapman clothiery, Powell tannery, Rugg tannery, Prentiss bolt & nut factory, blacksmiths, Owen wagon shop
148 STEVENS SCHOOL Stevens School marker.jpg Lake Hill Road east of Kingsley Road Ballston, Town Of, New York 42°54′39″N 73°52′56″W / 42.9107466°N 73.8823316°W / 42.9107466; -73.8823316} Built in 1916 for Burnt Hills Ballston Lake 1st consolidated and 2nd centralized district in New York State
149 COL. ELMER E. ELLSWORTH New York State historic marker - Col. Elmer Ellsworth home.jpg East side of US Rte 9 North of Dunning St Malta, Town Of, New York 42°58′23″N 73°47′32″W / 42.973056°N 73.792127°W / 42.973056; -73.792127} 1837-1861 Site of Childhood home First Union officer killed in the Civil War
150 LUTHER FOREST New York State historic marker - Luther Forest.jpg SE Corner of Dunning St and Fox Wander West Malta, Town Of, New York 42°58′18″N 73°47′06″W / 42.971674°N 73.785026°W / 42.971674; -73.785026} A 7,000 acre forest preserve created by the Luther family 10,000,000 trees planted between 1898 and 1937
151 SITE OF SMITH-CALDWELL-VAN AERNEM HOME Smith-Caldwell-VanAernem marker.jpg West side of Medical Park Drive Malta, Town Of, New York 42°58′19″N 73°48′23″W / 42.971967°N 73.806438°W / 42.971967; -73.806438} circa 1830 vernacular Federal Style farm house contained hidden passageways characteristic of the underground railroad

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  1. ^ a Unusually, this marker has different text on each side.

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