Duanesburg in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— Legends & Lore —
1718-1804 Buried Here
First Permanent Settler of
Duanesburg Who Lived In
Small Cave Near Here ca 1765
Before Building a Log Cabin
Erected 2017 by the Duanesburg Historical Society, the New York Folklore Society & the William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series marker series.
Location. 42° 45.608′ N, 74° 8.345′ W. Marker is in Duanesburg, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker can be reached from Duanesburg Road (New York State Route 7), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duanesburg NY 12056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Duanesburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); William North (approx. one mile away); James Duane (approx. one mile away); a different marker also Christ Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away); Duanesburg Reformed Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Christman Sanctuary (approx. 1.3 miles away); Home of William North (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duanesburg.
Also see . . . Michael Righter on Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
1. Grave marker
The grave marker probably is referring to the hamlet of Ramholz in the district of Vollmerz in Germany.
— Submitted October 30, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Additional keywords. Righter Rector
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.