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

Landscaping Johnson Hall

 
 
Landscaping Johnson Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 20, 2011
1. Landscaping Johnson Hall Marker
Inscription. New York State purchased Johnson Hall in 1906. At that time, after almost 150 years of changing ownership, only 20 acres remained intact of the original 700+ acre property. The Johnstown Historical Society, trustee of Johnson Hall in the early years of State ownership, posted bids in 1926 for a landscape design for the Hall's then desolate park grounds. A proposed "General Plan" established a figure 8 layout of paths and benches circling open lawns. This early twentieth century landscape has been restored to allow visitors to once again enjoy a stroll through a portion of the Johnson Hall's grounds.
 
Erected by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation and Mohawk Valley Heritage Corridor.
 
Location. 43° 0.78′ N, 74° 22.879′ W. Marker is in Johnstown, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of W. State Street and Janet Drive 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 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet. (about 500 feet away); Johnson Hall State Historic Site
From Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 20, 2011
2. From Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnson Hall 1762 (approx. mile away); Who Was Sir William Johnson ? (approx. mile away); Site of First St John's Church (approx. half a mile away); The Drumm House (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); Colonial Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnstown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestryMan-Made Features
 
From Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 20, 2011
3. From Marker
Map From Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 20, 2011
4. Map From Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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