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In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet.

 
 
In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 20, 2011
1. In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet. Marker
Inscription. A man of strong character. A colossal pioneer. One of the greatest men of his time. Sole superintendent and faithful friend of the Six Nations and their Allies. Their Warragiyaey. Founder of Johnstown. He established here the first free school in the state. Born in Ireland, 1715. Died in Johnstown, 1774.
 
Erected 1904 by The Aldine Society of Johnstown, New York.
 
Location. 43° 0.715′ N, 74° 22.816′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of W. State Street and Hall Ave. on W. State Street. 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. Johnson Hall (a few steps from this marker); Landscaping Johnson Hall (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson Hall State Historic Site (approx. mile away); Johnson Hall 1762 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Who Was Sir William Johnson ? (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of First St John's Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Drumm House (was approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Colonial Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansPatriots & PatriotismWar, French and Indian
 
In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 29, 2012
2. In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet. Marker
Monument to Sir William Johnson, Baronet. image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 20, 2011
3. Monument to Sir William Johnson, Baronet.
Sir William Johnson Park image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 20, 2011
4. Sir William Johnson Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey.   2. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3, 4. submitted on July 23, 2012, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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