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East Schuyler in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

New Petersburgh Fort

 
 
New Petersburgh Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
1. New Petersburgh Fort Marker
Inscription.  
A stockade built and used
by the pioneers of Schuyler
prior to and during
the American Revolution


 
Erected by Col. Marinus Willett Chap. DAR.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 43° 3.334′ N, 75° 4.639′ W. Marker is in East Schuyler, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is on Hwy 5 (New York State Route 5) 0.2 miles west of Moss Road, on the right when traveling east. This historical marker is located on the north side of the Mohawk River, midway between Utica NY and Herkimer NY. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3554 Hwy 5, Frankfort NY 13340, 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. Potash Factory (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Balloon Farm (approx. 1.1
New Petersburgh Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
2. New Petersburgh Fort Marker
View looking east along Highway 5, towards Fort Dayton (modern day Herkimer, NY)
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miles away); Mary Myers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Utica Area (approx. 1.9 miles away); Steuben Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Henrich Staring (approx. 2.1 miles away); Heinrich Staring (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wohleben House (approx. 2˝ miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. New Petersburgh Fort. This link provides access to information regarding the New Petersburgh Fort, that is provided by the New York State Military Museum. (Submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Revolutionary forts of New York. The state has produced several historical maps that provide the locations of all forts that once populated New York. (Submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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