Near Little Falls in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of the Men
—40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 —
who passed along this route
and fought with
General Nicholas Herkimer
on the Battle Field of Oriskany
August 6, 1777.
Erected 1912 by the Daughters of the American Revolution of the Caughnawaga Chapter of Fonda, the St. Johnsville Chapter St. Johnsville, and the Henderson Chapter of Jordanville. (Marker Number 2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the General Herkimers 40 Mile March marker series.
Location. 43° 1.653′ N, 74° 49.018′ W. Marker is near Little Falls, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker can be reached from State Route 169 (New York State Route 169) east of General Herkimer Road. Click for map. This historic marker is located in the Herkimer Home State Park, on a small rise next to the flag pole, in an area east of the parking lot, between the parking lot and the visitor center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 State Route 169, Little Falls NY 13365, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Nicholas Herkimer (a few steps from this marker); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Nicholas Herkimer (within shouting distance of this marker); From This Point (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Nicholas Herkimer's Mansion (about 400 feet away); Herkimer Homestead Cemetery (about 400 feet away); The Bateau (about 400 feet away); General Nicholas Herkimer (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Little Falls.
Regarding In Memory of the Men. This historical marker is part of a series of historical markers that mark the 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix, that resulted in the Battle of Oriskany. Some historians believe that this battle, fought between Herkimer's Patriots with his Oneida allies and St. Leger's Loyalists with their Indian allies, was the turning point of the Revolutionary War.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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