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Volkert Veeder

 
 
Volkert Veeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 5, 2013
1. Volkert Veeder Marker
Inscription.
Grave and Site of Home of
Volkert Veeder
Montgomery County Delegate
To Constitution Ratification
Convention at Poughkeepsie
17 June - 26 July 1788

 
Location. 42° 56.576′ N, 74° 24.446′ W. Marker is in Mohawk, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 5 and Martin Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 5. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3810 State Route 5, Fonda NY 12068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of The Battle of Oriskany (approx. half a mile away); Herkimer Home - 1764 (approx. half a mile away); Mohawk Area (approx. half a mile away); Johnson Hall - 1763 (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Mohawk Area (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Liberty Pole (approx. 0.9 miles away); Caughnawaga (approx. one mile away); Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Fonda
 
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Volkert Veeder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 5, 2013
2. Volkert Veeder Marker
A multi-car CSX train derailment on Thursday, June 27, 2013 closed a large section of Route 5 in the Montgomery County town of Mohawk, including this section near Martin Road. By July 5th trains were getting through, but the clean up effort was still underway and the highway not yet opened.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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