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Old Stone House

 
 
Old Stone House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 15, 2020
1. Old Stone House Marker
Inscription.  Old stone house built about 1772 and used for many years as a tavern. Set on fire by Indians Oct. 17, 1780 while family was in the Old Stone Fort. Patriot soldiers put out the fire. Owned 1803 by Peter P. Snyder and 1833 by Lodowick Fries.
 
Erected 1933 by New York State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1772.
 
Location. 42° 40.456′ N, 74° 18.289′ W. Marker is in Schoharie, New York, in Schoharie County. Marker is on North Main Street (New York State Route 30) 0.1 miles south of Fort Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schoharie NY 12157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Swarts Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Old Stone Fort Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); War in Schoharie County (approx. ¼ mile away); David Ellerson (approx. ¼ mile away); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (approx. ¼ mile
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away); Colonel John Harper (approx. ¼ mile away); David Williams Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Col. Peter Vroman (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schoharie.
 
Old Stone House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, February 15, 2020
2. Old Stone House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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