Glenville in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Beukendaal Battle
Of The Men Who Were Killed
In This Ravine In
The Beukendaal Battle
On July 18, 1748
By The Canadian Indians
John A. Bradt
Daniel Van Antwerpen
Cornelis Viele, Jr.
Adrian Van Slyck
Jacob Glen, Jr.
J.P. Van Antwerpen
Frans Van Der Bogart
Captain Daniel Toll
Who Were Citizens
Also Lieutenant John Darling
And Seven Connecticut Soldiers
Stationed at Schenectady.
Beukendaal Chapter N. S. D. A. R.
Of Schenectady, N. Y.
Erected 1929 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 42° 51.182′ N, 73° 58.754′ W. Marker is in Glenville, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Sacandaga Road (New York State Route 147), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 522 Sacandaga Road, Schenectady NY 12302, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this Sacandaga Road (here, next to this marker); Beukendaal. 1748 (here, next to this marker); Site of a Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Maalwyck (approx. 1.6 miles away); Robert Allen Deitcher (approx. 1.9 miles away); Enlarged Lock 23 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Enlarged Erie Canal Lock 23 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jan Mabee House (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glenville.
Regarding The Beukendaal Battle. Translated to English from Dutch, Beukendaal means Beech Dale, and this area around Sacandaga Road and Spring Road in Glenville was known for the great number of Beech trees growing. The area is notable for being the only battle of King George's War to occur in the Mohawk Valley.
Also see . . . Schenectady County Historical Society's Grems-Doolittle Library Collections blog:. (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Additional keywords. The Battle of Beukendaal
Categories. • Native Americans • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.