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Old Stone Fort - Iohannes Becker
Photographer: Howard C. Ohlhous
Taken: December 26, 2008
Caption: Old Stone Fort - Iohannes Becker
Additional Description: The name "Iohannes Becker", father of Joseph Becker, is engraved in the stonework on the front of the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie; The Fort that Joseph Becker was in command of during the October 17, 1780 raid led by Tory leader Sir John Johnson & Indina Joseph Brandt. Names of many parishioners were chiseled into the stones by builders when the fort was built as a church in 1772.
Submitted: December 29, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.
Database Locator Identification Number: p48170
File Size: 0.972 Megabytes


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