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Richfield Springs in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

French War - 1757

 
 
French War - 1757 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
1. French War - 1757 Marker
Inscription.
Here English Troops
Guided by Indians
sought sulphur deposit
site Great Sulphur Spring
opened to public 1820

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 51.194′ N, 74° 58.983′ W. Marker is in Richfield Springs, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on East Main Street (U.S. 20), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is beside the sidewalk in the municipal park, Spring Park, opposite the Village Motel at 168 East Main Street (Route 20) Richfield Springs, NY 13439. Marker is at or near this postal address: 169 Main Street, Richfield Springs NY 13439, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ganowauges (a few steps from this marker); Richfield Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Tunnicliff Jr (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hyde Hall (approx. 6.9 miles away); Hyde Hall Covered Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away); First Church (approx. 7.7 miles away); Camp and Fort (approx. 7.9 miles away); General James Clinton (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield Springs.
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
French War - 1757 Marker in Spring Park image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
2. French War - 1757 Marker in Spring Park
View is to the west along East Main Street which is US Route 20 through the village of Richfield Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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