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Sauquoit in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Sermon

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, October 20, 2019
1. First Sermon Marker
Inscription.  
First Sermon
Preached in Northern N.Y.
Conference, 1788, by Elder
Freeborn Garretson within
Whitestown. Sauquoit Soc.
formed 1788; 1st in Conference.

 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1788.
 
Location. 43° 0.343′ N, 75° 14.934′ W. Marker is in Sauquoit, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is at the intersection of Mohawk Street (County Route 20) and PinnacleRoad (County Route 9), on the right when traveling north on Mohawk Street. Located in front of the Sauquoit United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sauquoit NY 13456, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Dr. Asa Gray (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Birthplace of Dr. Asa Gray (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Paris Great War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Grist Mill (approx. 5 miles away); Jedediah Sanger (approx.
Sauquoit United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Sauquoit United Methodist Church
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5.1 miles away); Governor Horatio Seymour (approx. 5.1 miles away); Justus Henry Rathbone (approx. 5.2 miles away); Oneida County Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sauquoit.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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