Near Amsterdam in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Saumel Pettingill, Capt.
5th Co. Third Tryon County
Militia, Killed in Battle
of Oriskany Aug. 6, 1777.
House Burned in Raid, 1780.
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 54.046′ N, 74° 15.029′ W. Marker is near Amsterdam, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Denice Road near Simcer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 329 Denice Road, Amsterdam NY 12010, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The National Martyrs' Shrine of America (approx. 3 miles away); A Mohawk House Unearthed (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of First Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of Old Fort Hunter (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of Last Mohawk Indian Village (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of Queen Anne Chapel (approx. 3.1 miles away); East Guard Lock (approx. 3.1 miles away); Original Erie Canal (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Pettengill's Lost Family Fortune in "The Money Hole". (Submitted on September 24, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
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