Ballston Spa in Saratoga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Jonathan Filer
Erected 1996 by Town of Ballston.
Location. 42° 59.178′ N, 73° 52.924′ W. Marker is in Ballston Spa, New York, in Saratoga County. Marker is on Middle Line Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ballston Spa NY 12020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonial Inn (approx. ¼ mile away); Home of George Scott (approx. 0.6 miles away); Briggs Cemetery (approx. one mile away); James Gordon (approx. 1.1 miles away); 1780 Invasion (approx. 1.2 miles away); McCrea Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); E. Hubbell 1831 (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ballston Spa.
Regarding Home of Jonathan Filer. When remodeling was done on the Jonathan Filer Homestead on Middle Line Road, a charred braided rope was found in the wall. Legend has it that the rope was used as a torch by raiders in an attempt
Also see . . . Brookside Museum. (Submitted on January 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.