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Major General Richard Montgomery

 
 
Major General Richard Montgomery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
1. Major General Richard Montgomery Marker
Inscription.
Major General
Richard Montgomery
*
Born In Ireland Dec. 2, 1736
Entered British Army 1756
Served In North America 1757-1765
Returned to New York, Married
Jane Livingston and Settled
At Rhinebeck 1773
In 1775 Made Brigadier General
In the Continental Army.
Commanded American Expedition
Against Canada.
Captured St. Johns and Chambly
Killed Leading Assault on
Heights of Quebeck Dec. 31, 1775
At Request of New York, His Remains
Were Removed to St. Pauls Church
New York City in 1818
***
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 monument 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. Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 (here, next to this marker); Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784
Major General Richard Montgomery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
2. Major General Richard Montgomery Marker
The Montogomery plaque is one to the left with signature below.
(here, next to this marker); Fonda (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.
 
Also see . . .  Major General Richard Montgomery - Revolutionary War Archives. (Submitted on September 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
On the Fonda Courthouse Lawn image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
3. On the Fonda Courthouse Lawn
Caughnawaga - Tryon/Montgomery County - Fonda - Gen. Montgomery
Major General Richard Montgomery Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
4. Major General Richard Montgomery Plaque
This plaque is on the Montgomery County Clerk building at 64 Broadway in Fonda, New York.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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