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Glenville in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wolf Hollow

 
 
Wolf Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 7, 2017
1. Wolf Hollow Marker
Inscription.
A Fault And Displacement
of 1000 Feet in Earth's
Surface Rocks. Here, In
1669, The Mohawks Ambushed
Their Algonkian Invaders

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 54.24′ N, 74° 4.45′ W. Marker is in Glenville, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Wolf Hollow Road and Hoffman's Hill Road, on the right when traveling north on Wolf Hollow Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church in Glenville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hoffmans Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Wolf Hollow (approx. one mile away); Johnson Hall – 1763 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jan Mabie House, 1670 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Jan Mabee House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Scotch Church Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Associate Church (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glenville.
 
Also see . . .  Geology of Wolf Hollow, Schenectady County, NY. (Submitted on July 7, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords.
Wolf Hollow Road & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 7, 2017
2. Wolf Hollow Road & Marker
Wolf Hollow Road, a roughly 1.1-mile roadway winding through a geological fault in Glenville, has been closed since Tropical Storm Irene, in late August of 2011, but open to bike and foot traffic. The roadway winds through a dramatic ravine created by erosion at the site of Hoffman’s Fault.
Wolf Hollow Road
 
Categories. AnthropologyColonial EraNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 102 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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