Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1938 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
Location. 43° 7.075′ N, 74° 15.383′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Paradise Point Road and Furguson Road, on the right when traveling east on Paradise Point Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 149 Paradise Point Road, Mayfield NY 12117, 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. Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burying Ground (approx. 1.4 miles away); Romeyn's Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mayfield Lake (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rice Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away); Munsonville (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Burying Ground (approx. 2 miles away); Riceville Cemetery (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mayfield.
Regarding Indian Raid. Legend has it that the Indians decapitated Jacob Dunham's head and placed it on the horns of the family cow and sent it home, where to the horror of his remaining family, it was discovered.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 925 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.