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Near Berlin in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Came to America

 
 
Came to America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 8, 2019
1. Came to America Marker
Inscription.  
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.
 
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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Evangelican Lutheran Church of West Berlin (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Toll Road (Berlin, NY) (approx. 3.1 miles away); Glass Lake (approx. 6.6 miles away); Home of Big Thunder (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sand Lake Union (approx. 6.9 miles away); Stephentown War Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Former Church
Came to America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, June 8, 2019
2. Came to America Marker
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Town of Grafton War Memorials (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berlin.
 
Additional keywords. immigrants
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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