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Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780

 
 
Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
1. Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 Marker
Inscription.
Caughnawaga
1667 - 1780
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Site of Mohawk Indian Turtle Clan village 1667-1693
Jesuit Mission of St. Peter 1669-1684
Home of Kateri Tekakwitha
"Lilly of the Mohawks"1667-1677
Mohican attack repulsed 1669
Destoryed in French raid 1693
Settled by Dutch prior to 1750
Caughnawaga Reformed Dutch
Church built 1763
First Valley Revolutionary clash
Here at Raising of Liberty Pole 1775
Great Review of 3000
Continentals and Militia 1776
Two Tory-Indian raids 1780
Erected by State of New York 1933
 
Erected 1933 by the State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 57.199′ N, 74° 22.58′ W. Marker is in Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Park Street, on the right when traveling north on Broadway. Click for map. The marker is mounted to a four sided monumnet on the lawn of the Fonda court house. Each of the 4 sides is a different marker. Marker is in this post office area: Fonda NY 12068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 (here, next to this marker); Fonda (here, next to this marker); Major General Richard Montgomery
Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
2. Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 Marker
The Caughnawaga marker is the one on the right in this view.
(here, next to this marker); The 115th & 153rd Regiments (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Douw Fonda (approx. 0.4 miles away); Van Epps Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Liberty Pole (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fonda.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
3. Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 Marker
Four Plaques are mounted at this monument on the lawn of the Fonda Courthouse; Caughnawaga - Tryon/Montgomery County - Fonda - Gen. Montgomery.
The Caughnawaga marker is the one on the left in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 309 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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