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Johnstown in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonial Cemetery

 
 
Colonial Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2007
1. Colonial Cemetery Marker
Inscription.

Colonial Cemetery
Remains of many Johnstown
notables of colonial
And revolutionary days
buried here

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 0.479′ N, 74° 22.422′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is on West Green Street near W. State Street & N. William Street (New York State Route 29), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnstown NY 12095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Drumm House (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Site of First St John's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson Hall - 1763 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grave of Sir William Johnson (about 500 feet away); Founder of Johnstown (about 500 feet away); Superintendent of Indian Affairs (about 500 feet away); A Military Commander (about 500 feet away); A Colonial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Colonial Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
2. Colonial Cemetery Marker
Colonial Cemetery in Johnstown, NY image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2007
3. Colonial Cemetery in Johnstown, NY
There is a brass plaque on the stone wall to the left of the entrance into the cemetery.
Colonial Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2012
4. Colonial Cemetery Marker
The Cemetery is on the right and the Drumm House is in the distance.
DAR Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 31, 2007
5. DAR Plaque
“To the memory of our historic dead who bore arms in the War of Independence and who were ever the brave defenders of the Mohawk Valley and to the early inhabitants of our city who laid her foundations so enduring. This arch is erected and dedicated by the Johnstown Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1908.”
James Livingston's Grave In Colonial Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 19, 2011
6. James Livingston's Grave In Colonial Cemetery
“James Livingston, represented Montgomery County as the eleventh session of the New York State Assembly. It was this session which set the time and place of the State Convention responsible for ratifying the Federal Constitution. He later stood for and lost election to that convention as a Federalist candidate from Montgomery County.”
 
 
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 1,583 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2. submitted on September 1, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   4. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   5. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   6. submitted on December 6, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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