Canajoharie in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Chester B. Hoke
"Bromley" Hoke (1847-1913) Canajoharie native served in 54th Mass. Regt, one of nation's 1st black troops to fight in the Civil War
Erected by Heritage and Genealogical Society of Montgomery County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, US Civil.
Location. 42° 54.324′ N, 74° 34.575′ W. Marker is in Canajoharie, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Mohawk Street west of Michigan Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canajoharie NY 13317, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canajoharie Academy (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sullivan-Clinton Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shaper Quarry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Johannes Reuff's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northeastern Terminal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Routes of the Armies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canajoharie/Canalway Trail/Pathway Through Mountains Van Alstyne Homestead (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canajoharie.
Regarding Chester B. Hoke. The 54th Mass. Regt. was the subject of the movie Glory. Hoke served two years until 1865.
Also see . . .
1. Black History in Montgomery County. The Daily Gazette (3/26/11) (Submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Hoke Family Papers. New York State Library website entry (Submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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