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Herkimer in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

1834 Jail

 
 
1834 Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
1. 1834 Jail Marker
Inscription.
1834 Jail
In 1906, Chester Gillette
was held here during his
famous trail for the murder
of Grace Brown, basis for
novel "An American Tragedy."

 
Erected by Donated by the Farber Family.
 
Location. 43° 1.736′ N, 74° 59.366′ W. Marker is in Herkimer, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Click for map. This historic marker is located in the downtown area, across the street from the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Herkimer NY 13350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Herkimer Takes Command (a few steps from this marker); The Thirty-Fourth Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Dayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fred'ck Staring (approx. mile away); Early Village Burying Ground (approx. mile away); General Nicolas Herrhheimer (approx. mile away); Fort Herkimer (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Herkimer.
 
Also see . . .
1834 Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
2. 1834 Jail Marker
View of the historic marker looking west along Church Street.
 An American Tragedy. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 11, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
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1834 Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
3. 1834 Jail Marker
View from across the street of the historic marker on the southwest side of the intersection.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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