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St. Johnsville in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Klock Fort

 
 
Klock Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 18, 2018
1. Klock Fort Marker
Inscription.  
The Stone Dwelling 500 Feet South
Was Built By Johannis Klock In 1750,
And Was Used As A Fort And Place Of
Refuge During The Revolutionary War
The "Battle of Klock's Field"
Was Fought Near Here To The West
~~~
This Tablet Placed Aug. 25, 1927 By
The Klock Family Association
In Memory Of Their Ancestors Who Toiled
Served And Sacrificed In This
Mohawk Valley.

 
Erected 1927 by Klock Family Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 42° 59.159′ N, 74° 38.899′ W. Marker is in St. Johnsville, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Mohawk Turnpike (New York State Route 5). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7203 Route 5, Saint Johnsville NY 13452, 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. Fort Klock (within shouting distance of this marker); Nellis Tavern (approx. ¾ mile away); Klock’s Church (approx.
Klock Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 18, 2018
2. Klock Fort Marker
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one mile away); Col. Jacob Klock (approx. 1.1 miles away); Klock’s Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Parrot Rifle (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Johnsville War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Welcome to St. Johnsville (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Johnsville.
 
Regarding Klock Fort. The Fortified home of Johannes Klock is owned and operated by Fort Klock Historic Restoration, a group of dedicated, ordinary citizens working together to preserve this historic site. The house while retaining original features, has been restored and in 1973 was designated a National Historic Landmark; a site "of exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States”. The organization is designated as not for profit (501-C-3), and is an educational institution chartered by the New York State Education Department Board of Regents. A primary goal of this organization is to preserve and accurately interpret the story of this unique historic site.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Klock Historic Restoration. (Submitted on July 20, 2018, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Fort Klock and the Circa 1840 Cheese House, on the Right image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 18, 2018
3. Fort Klock and the Circa 1840 Cheese House, on the Right

 
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Fort Clock and Cheese House image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 18, 2018
4. Fort Clock and Cheese House
Fort Klock image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 18, 2018
5. Fort Klock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2018, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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