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Canajoharie in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Chester B. Hoke

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 28, 2019
1. Chester B. Hoke Marker
Inscription.  "Bromley" Hoke (1847-1913) Canajoharie native served in 54th Mass. Regt, one of nation's 1st black troops to fight in the Civil War
 
Erected by Heritage and Genealogical Society of Montgomery County.
 
Location. 42° 54.324′ N, 74° 34.575′ W. Marker is in Canajoharie, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Mohawk Street west of Michigan Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canajoharie NY 13317, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canajoharie Academy (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sullivan-Clinton Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shaper Quarry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northeastern Terminal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Routes of the Armies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canajoharie/Canalway Trail/Pathway Through Mountains (approx. mile away); Van Alstyne Homestead (approx. mile away); The Canalway Trail: Canajoharie/ To Market, to Market (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canajoharie.
 
Regarding Chester B. Hoke.
Chester B. Hoke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 28, 2019
2. Chester B. Hoke Marker
The 54th Mass. Regt. was the subject of the movie Glory. Hoke served two years until 1865.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bromily Hokee. (Submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Black History in Montgomery County. The Daily Gazette (3/26/11) (Submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 

3. Hoke Family Papers (NYS Library). (Submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 101 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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