Herkimer in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In 1906, Chester Gillette
was held here during his
famous trail for the murder
of Grace Brown, basis for
novel "An American Tragedy."
Erected by Donated by the Farber Family.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 43° 1.736′ N, 74° 59.366′ W. Marker is in Herkimer, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. This historic marker is located in the downtown area, across the street from the county courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Herkimer NY 13350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Herkimer Takes Command (a few steps from this marker); The Thirty-Fourth Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Dayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fred'ck Staring (approx. ¼ mile away); Early Village Burying Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); General Nicolas Herrhheimer (approx. ¼ mile away); Mohawk War Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herkimer.
Also see . . . An American Tragedy. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 11, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.