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Mohawk in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Herkimer

 
 
Fort Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
1. Fort Herkimer Marker
Inscription.
Site of home of Johan Jost,
Herkimer ca. 1740 fortified
1756-57 military outpost
During French & Indian and
Revolutionary Wars


 
Erected by Stone Arabia Battle Chapter SAR.
 
Location. 43° 1.109′ N, 74° 57.647′ W. Marker is in Mohawk, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is on Highway 5S, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the south side of the Mohawk River, opposite the mouth of West Canada Creek, which flows into the Mohawk River from the north. Marker is in this post office area: Mohawk NY 13407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Herkimer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lieutenant Adam F. Helmer (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Herkimer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Here Was Born Nicholas Herkimer (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Nicolas Herrhheimer (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fred'ck Staring (approx. 1.5 miles away); Early Village Burying Ground (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Thirty-Fourth Regiment (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mohawk.
 
Also see . . .
Fort Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
2. Fort Herkimer Marker
View, looking west along state highway 5S, of the historical marker.

1. Fort Herkimer. This a link to a site entitled a Revolutionary Day Along the Historic Mohawk Turnpike. (Submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Old Fort Herkimer. This link provides access to information regarding Fort Herkimer that is provided by the New York State Military Museum. (Submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Fort Herkimer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
3. Fort Herkimer Marker
View, looking east along state highway 5S, of the historical marker.
Fort Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 17, 2008
4. Fort Herkimer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,006 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on June 1, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.
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