Near Berlin in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Came to America
In May 1834, the first Guttermuth and Jordan families arrived from Bavaria, Germany and settled in this part of the country.
This tablet is placed here in their memory by their descendants in the year 1934.
Erected 1934 by Their Descendants.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1834.
Location. 42° 39.316′ N, 73° 24.378′ W. Marker is near Berlin, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of Bly Hollow Road (County Route 42) and Dutch Church Road, on the right when traveling west on Bly Hollow Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berlin NY 12022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Evangelican Lutheran Church of West Berlin (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Veachton Rogers (approx. 3.1 miles away); Berlin, New York War Memorials (approx. 3.1 miles away); Early Toll Road (Berlin, NY) (approx. 3.1 miles away); Glass Lake (approx. 6.6 miles away); Home of Big ThunderSand Lake Union (approx. 6.9 miles away); Town of Petersburgh Honor Roll (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berlin.
Additional keywords. immigrants
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.