Fonda in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Utica & Schenectady R.R. Built,
Station Named for Pioneer
Montogomery Co. Agricultural
Society Formed Oct. 13, 1844
First County Fair held at
Court House Nov. 11-12, 1844
Incorporated as Village
Of Fonda 1851
Civil War Camp Near By 1861-1865
115th and 153rd N.Y. Volunteer
Regiments Mustered In Here 1862
Present Fair Grounds
Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville
R.R. Built 1870
County World War Draft Men
Assembled Here 1917-1918
Erected by State of New York 1933
Erected 1933 by The State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 11, 1784.
Location. 42° 57.199′ N, 74° 22.58′ W. Marker is in Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Park Street, on the right when traveling north on Broadway. The marker is mounted to a four sided 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 walking distance of this marker. Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 (here, next to this marker); Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 (here, next to this marker); Major General Richard Montgomery (here, next to this marker); The 115th & 153rd Regiments (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Wemple Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peggy Wemple Tavern and Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Douw Fonda (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fonda.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.