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

Wemple Tavern

 
 
Wemple Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
1. Wemple Tavern Marker
Inscription.  Erected 1780 by "Peggy" Wemple, Revolutionary heroine
 
Erected by Heritage & Genealogical Soc. of Montg. Co.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 57.341′ N, 74° 22.909′ W. Marker is in Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Putnam Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the right as you go up the hill. 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. Peggy Wemple Tavern and Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Korean War Veterans Monument (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 (approx. 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.
 
Also see . . .
Wemple Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
2. Wemple Tavern Marker
Looking west towards back of marker
 History of Fonda. (Submitted on March 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Looking back down hill image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, March 23, 2019
3. Looking back down hill
The other Peggy Wemple marker is just behind the yellow house
 
 
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 119 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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