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Brimmer Farm

 
 
Brimmer Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Bushner, August 21, 2018
1. Brimmer Farm Marker
Inscription.  
Brimmer Farm
Settled ca. 1754
Attacked by Indians
June 2nd, 1755
George Brimmer Killed and
Buried Here

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
 
Location. 42° 49.586′ N, 73° 18.594′ W. Marker is in Hoosick, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Indian Massacre Rd (County Route 96) one mile south of Green's Crossing (County Route 95). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hoosick NY 12089, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hoosick WW I & II Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Chester A. Arthur (approx. 2.7 miles away); Early Tavern (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pownal (approx. 2.7 miles away in Vermont); Site of First Hoosick Baptist Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Reynolds Farm (approx. 3.8 miles away); Dimick Tavern (approx. 4.4 miles away in Vermont); Birthplace (1776) of Simon Fraser (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoosick.
 
Regarding Brimmer Farm. The original
Brimmer Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Bushner, January 24, 2006
2. Brimmer Farm Marker
Photo of original marker
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marker has vanished and was replaced by a sign. The post for the original marker can be seen to the right of the sign. Status of the marker is unknown. Historic photos of original marker included via the Hoosick Township Historical Society
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by Brian Bushner of Hoosick Falls, New York. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2018, by Brian Bushner of Hoosick Falls, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 9, 2022