Utica in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Site of Old Fort Schuyler
Old Fort Schuyler
[Text on south side of marker]:
societies of Utica place this
stone to mark the site of one
of a chain of fort's built to
protect the northern frontier
from the French and their Indian
allies, and to guard the Great
Ford across the Mohawk River.
Erected 1910 by Oneida Historical Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the Revolution, and Children of the American Revolution.
Location. 43° 6.259′ N, 75° 13.483′ W. Marker is in Utica, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on Main Street west of Railroad Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in a small downtown park, called the "Bagg's Square Memorial Park," that has been rendered difficult to reach by the construction of a highway bridge just to west of the marker that brings Main Street to an abrupt halt a few car lengths beyond the entrance to the park. Because the historic marker is hemmed in by the highway bridge immediately to it's west and a major railway line
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Utica (a few steps from this marker); The Great Ford of the Mohawk (a few steps from this marker); Bagg's Tavern (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Site of Old Fort Schuyler (within shouting distance of this marker); General Herkimer Marched Past This Spot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); At This Point (approx. 1.2 miles away); On August 5, 1777 (approx. 2 miles away); Whitestown (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Utica.
More about this marker. For anyone that is interested in history, and enjoys viewing historic markers, visiting this marker is well worth the degree of difficulty that one must endure to reach
Also see . . . Old Fort Schuyler. This is a link to an illustration of Old Fort Schuyler submitted by Joanne Garland (Submitted on April 9, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 677 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 9, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.