St. Johnsville in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Col. Jacob Klock
This tablet marks the site of the home of
Col. Jacob Klock
meeting place of
the Tryon County Vigilance Committee
June 16, 1775 July 10-11, 1775
and first and second town meetings
of St. Johnsville.
Battle of Klocks Field Oct. 19,1780
was on flats to the west. On knoll to right was the site of the first church about 1720, and burial place of Rev. John Dysslin, died 1813
Shepherd Cox 1749
Hendrick Klock 1760
Christian Nellis, Sr. 1771
and Revolutionary heroes
Col Jacob Klock
George Klock, Sr.
Joseph H. Klock and family.
500 feet past stood tollgate No. 8 demolished 1890
Erected 1927 by Local Authorities.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 16, 1775.
Location. 42° 59.822′ N, 74° 39.791′ W. Marker is in St. Johnsville, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Route Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Johnsville NY 13452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Klock’s Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Klock’s Field (about 400 feet away); Nellis Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Parrot Rifle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Welcome to St. Johnsville (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Johnsville War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob Zimmerman (approx. 0.8 miles away); Klock Fort (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Johnsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 5, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.