Fort Johnson in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This tablet is erected by the Society, In Memorial of the donor, Major General John Watts de Peyster.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles Military. A significant historical date for this entry is July 11, 1742.
Location. 42° 57.433′ N, 74° 14.417′ W. Marker is in Fort Johnson, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 5 and Fort Johnson Avenue (New York State Route 67), on the right when traveling west on State Route 5. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Johnson NY 12070, 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. The Orchard at Old Fort Johnson (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Johnson (here, next to this marker); Fort Johnson, 1749 (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Putman's Lock Grocery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Claus Mansion (approx. one mile away); Jan Wemp (Wemple) (approx. one mile away); Amsterdam World War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Johnson.
Also see . . .
1. Old Fort Johnson - Montgomery County Historical Society. (Submitted on December 13, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 13, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.