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Fonda in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Peggy Wemple Tavern and Mill

Peggy Wemple Tavern and Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
1. Peggy Wemple Tavern and Mill Marker
Inscription.  Site of Peggy Wemple Tavern and mill. Husband Barent M. Wemple d. 1771. Tories burned property-1780. Peggy rebuilt same year, ground 2,200 bushels of wheat for Army
Erected by Descendents of Peggy Wemple & D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
Location. 42° 57.306′ N, 74° 22.938′ W. Marker is in Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Cayadutta Street and Putnam Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Cayadutta Street. Two blocks north of NY 5. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fonda NY 12068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wemple Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Korean War Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 (approx.
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0.3 miles away); Fonda (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major General Richard Montgomery (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 115th & 153rd Regiments (approx. 0.3 miles away); Court House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fonda.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 72 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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