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Fonda in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Early Home of Major Jelles Fonda

 
 
Site of Early Home of Major Jelles Fonda Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, November 12, 2022
1. Site of Early Home of Major Jelles Fonda Marker
Inscription.  A prominent merchant of the Mohawk Valley and an Indian trader. Here was located an Indian village.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 53.982′ N, 74° 29.395′ W. Marker is in Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on New York State Route 5, on the left when traveling east. County House Rd is on left just past this marker. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Is Mohawk Country (approx. 1.2 miles away); Keator's Rift (approx. 1.3 miles away); Spraker Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Canagere (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Canalway Trail: Sprakers / Competition / Anything & Everything (approx. 1.4 miles away); Connolly Inn (approx. 1.8 miles
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away); Volkert Vrooman (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Erie Canal (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fonda.
 
Also see . . .  Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community. (Submitted on November 13, 2022, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.)
 
Site of Early Home of Major Jelles Fonda Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, November 12, 2022
2. Site of Early Home of Major Jelles Fonda Marker
Area described in marker where Indian village was located. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, November 13, 2022
3. Area described in marker where Indian village was located.
Current site of the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Indian Community image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, November 12, 2022
4. Current site of the Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Indian Community
Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Indian Community Sign by Rt 5S image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, November 12, 2022
5. Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Indian Community Sign by Rt 5S
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2022, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 13, 2022, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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