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Fish House in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. John House

 
 
St. John House Marker image. Click for full size.
By ELizabeth Emery, September 17, 2008
1. St. John House Marker
Inscription. Built n 1795 by Alex St. John on confiscated lands of Sir Guy Johnson, nephew of Sir William Johnson
 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 8.753′ N, 74° 7.79′ W. Marker is in Fish House, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on U.S. 110. Click for map. This marker is located in the Hamlet of Fish House on the north side of Route 110, just past the intersection of Route 109. Marker is in this post office area: Broadalbin NY 12025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Fish House" (within shouting distance of this marker); Covered Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Marvin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Shew's Hill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Godfrey Shew (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hans' Creek (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sacandaga Pike (approx. 1.9 miles away); Frenchmans Creek (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fish House.
 
Regarding St. John House. This is one of the older homes, in the Fish House Settlement, still existing today Among other things, Alexander St. John was a surveyor and engineer. He is credited by some
St. John House image. Click for full size.
By ELizabeth Emery
2. St. John House
historians as having the village and town of St. Johnsville named after him. He became one of the town's leading citizens and is buried in the Fish House Cemetery, not far from his old home. This old home in Fish House, like others here, should be preserved; they are some of the oldest homes in our country.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by ELizabeth Emery of Gloversville, New York. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by ELizabeth Emery of Gloversville, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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