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

Fort Johnson, 1749

 
 
Fort Johnson, 1749 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 8, 2006
1. Fort Johnson, 1749 Marker
Inscription.
Third Mohawk Valley House
built by Sir William
Johnson. Important military
post and Indian Council
place of 1754-60

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 42° 57.42′ N, 74° 14.441′ W. Marker is in Fort Johnson, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Mohawk Turnpike (New York State Route 5) and Mergner Drive, on the right when traveling west on Mohawk Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Johnson NY 12070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnson Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Putman's Lock Grocery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Guy Park (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Guy Park, 1766 (approx. 1.7 miles away); A Mohawk House Unearthed (approx. 2.4 miles away); East Guard Lock (approx. 2.4 miles away); Original Erie Canal (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Old Fort Hunter (approx. 2.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. More on Fort Johnson
Old Fort Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 8, 2006
2. Old Fort Johnson
. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Old Fort Johnson Historic Landmark. Home to Sir Willliam Johnson, in the Mohawk Valley, during the French & Indian War (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 

3. Old Fort Johnson Flooding photos. (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
4. Sir William Johnson House, State Routes 5 & 67, Fort Johnson, Montgomery County, NY. Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNotable BuildingsWar, French and Indian
 
Old Fort Johnson, The West Parlor image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 29, 2008
3. Old Fort Johnson, The West Parlor
Fort Johnson - National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 29, 2008
4. Fort Johnson - National Historic Landmark
Fort Johnson Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey image. Click for full size.
By Nelson E. Baldwin, December 1, 1936
5. Fort Johnson Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,593 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on September 10, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   5. submitted on January 2, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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