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Near Fish House in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shew House

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, June 5, 2021
1. Shew House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1784 by Godfrey Shew and his sons John, Stephen and Jacob after their return from Canada as prisoners of Col. Ross on June 3, 1778
 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 3, 1778.
 
Location. 43° 8.79′ N, 74° 7.418′ W. Marker is near Fish House, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on South Shore Road (County Route 110) 0.2 miles north of Old Fish House Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1632, Broadalbin NY 12025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Godfrey Shew (within shouting distance of this marker); Shew's Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); St John House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Covered Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Fish House" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marvin House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hans' Creek (approx. 1.9 miles away); First School (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fish House.
 
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By Steve Stoessel, June 5, 2021
2. Shew House Marker
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By Steve Stoessel, June 5, 2021
3. Shew House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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