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Another Becker Stone House Marker
Photographer: Howard C. Ohlhous
Taken: June 19, 2010
Caption: Another Becker Stone House Marker
Additional Description:
A bronze plaque is mounted on the south side of the Becker Stone House:
Built in 1775 by
Major Joseph Becker
who died in 1806
Whom William Crysler, Peter Erkert
and 22 Indians tried to capture July 6,
1782 but were repulsed by Becker, his
wife, John Hutt and George Shell

He commanded the
Old Stone Fort (Lower) during the invasion
by Sir John Johnson
Erected by State of New York 1933

Submitted: June 22, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.
Database Locator Identification Number: p114145
File Size: 3.091 Megabytes

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