Fonda in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sir William Johnson gave this or a similar stone to Francis Saltz for a mill on Schoharie Creek about 1750.
Caughnawaga Chapter D.A.R.
The State Department of Education
Erected 1934 by Caughnawaga Chapter, D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1775.
Location. 42° 57.006′ N, 74° 23.53′ W. Marker is in Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on New York State Route 5 west of Hickory Hill Road (County Route 33), on the right when traveling west. Located on the grounds of the Saint Kateri National Shrine & Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fonda NY 12068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kateri's Home (a few steps from this marker); A Liberty Pole (a few steps from this marker); Veeder Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Caughnawaga (approx. ¼ mile away); Caughnawaga Castle Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Caughnawaga (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mohawk Area (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson Hall - 1763 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fonda.
Also see . . . Saint Kateri National Shrine and Historic Site. (Submitted on December 15, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 210 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on November 16, 2022, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.