Near Little Falls in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of the Men
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
who passed along this route
and fought with
General Nicholas Herkimer
on the Battle Field of Oriskany
August 6, 1777.
Erected 1912 by the Daughters of the American Revolution of the Caughnawaga Chapter of Fonda, the St. Johnsville Chapter St. Johnsville, and the Henderson Chapter of Jordanville. (Marker Number 2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the General Herkimer's 40 Mile March series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 43° 1.653′ N, 74° 49.018′ W. Marker is near Little Falls, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker can be reached from State Route 169 (New York State Route 169Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 State Route 169, Little Falls NY 13365, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nicholas Herkimer (a few steps from this marker); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Nicholas Herkimer (within shouting distance of this marker); From This Point (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Nicholas Herkimer's Mansion (about 400 feet away); Herkimer Homestead Cemetery (about 400 feet away); The Bateau (about 400 feet away); General Nicholas Herkimer (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Falls.
Regarding In Memory of the Men. This historical marker is part of a series of historical markers that mark the 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix, that resulted in the Battle of Oriskany. Some historians believe that this battle, fought between Herkimer's Patriots with his Oneida allies and St. Leger's Loyalists with their Indian allies, was the turning point of the Revolutionary War.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 8, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 7. submitted on July 14, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.