Fultonville in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of The Battle of Oriskany
August 6, 1777
—Historic New York —
Site of The Battle of Oriskany,
August 6, 1777
(Eight miles west of Utica)
Erected 1961 by Education Department & Department of Public Works.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic New York marker series.
Location. 42° 56.563′ N, 74° 23.91′ W. Marker is in Fultonville, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on New York State Thruway Westbound (Interstate 90 at milepost 184), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in the rest area, two miles west of Fultonville on I-90 (New York State Thruway) westbound. Marker is in this post office area: Fultonville NY 12072, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Herkimer Home - 1764 (within shouting distance of this marker); Mohawk Area (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson Hall - 1763 (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Mohawk Area (approx. ¼ mile away); Volkert Veeder (approx. half a mile away); A Liberty Pole (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caughnawaga (approx. 0.8 miles away); Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fultonville.
More about this marker. General Nicholas Herkimer, who commanded the Tryon Militia and was mortally wounded during the Battle of Oriskany, had built his house near here in 1764 (see nearby marker).
Additional keywords. Mohawk Valley Oriskany Stanwix Herkimer Burgoyne
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2007, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,682 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 17, 2007, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.