Duanesburg in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Legends & Lore
French Settler Accused Of
Witchcraft By New England
Settlers. Killed By Silver
Bullet Shot Through Her Window
Erected 2017 by New York Folklore Society, William C. Pomeroy Foundation, The Esperance Historical Society. (Marker Number 26.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series marker series.
Location. 42° 45.642′ N, 74° 15.269′ W. Marker is in Duanesburg, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Western Turnpike (U.S. 20) and Old Highway 30 (County Route 157), on the right when traveling west on Western Turnpike. Heading west, the marker is roadside just before the bridge that crosses the Schoharie Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Esperance NY 12066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Presbyterian Church Esperance, NY (approx. 0.3 miles Tory Tree Site (approx. 2.7 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. 3 miles away); Amos Clayton (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mill Stones (approx. 3.1 miles away); Burtonville (approx. 3.1 miles away); Eatons Corners Post Office & Store (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duanesburg.
Also see . . . New Folktales from the Schoharie Valley. The Esperance Witch: As told by Ken Jones (Submitted on October 30, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 1, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 2. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 1, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.