Cobleskill in Schoharie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Where Peter Young took
his wife for safety when
attacked by Indians
during the Revolution
Erected 1939 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 43.561′ N, 74° 28.88′ W. Marker is in Cobleskill, New York, in Schoharie County. Marker is on Hubb Shutts Road (County Route 37), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 Hubb Shutts Road, Cobleskill NY 12043, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carlisle Grove Seminary (approx. 2.7 miles away); Burial Place (approx. 2.7 miles away); Christian Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Margaret Houck (approx. 6.7 miles away); Birthplace of George Westinghouse (approx. 7.7 miles away); Sloansville (approx. 7.9 miles away); Schoharie Junction (approx. 8 miles away); Site Of Encampment (approx. 8 miles away).
Regarding Rock-House. In 1778, when the Indians began their depredations in the Schoharie settlements, the patriots of New Rhinebeck made the house of Peter Young their rendezvous. Being but few in numbers, and the Tory neighbors becoming more venomous
Additional keywords. Schoharie Cobleskill
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 16, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 2. submitted on October 19, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.