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Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784

 
 
Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
1. Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 Marker
Inscription.
Tryon County 1772-1784
Montgomery County 1784
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Tryon County set off from Albany County 1772
Name changed to Montgomery
County in honor of Major General
Richard Montgomery 1784
County Seat moved from
Johnstown to Fonda, 1836, and
Present court house built
Fulton County set off 1838
leaving city of Amsterdam
and towns of Amsterdam,
Canajoharie, Charleston, Florida,
Glen, Minden, Mohawk, Palatine,
Root, and St. Johnsville
Erected by State of New York 1933
 
Erected 1933 by the State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 57.199′ N, 74° 22.58′ W. Marker is in Fonda, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and Park Street, on the right when traveling north on Broadway. Touch for map. The marker is mounted to a four sided monument on the lawn of the Fonda court house. Each of the 4 sides is a different marker. Marker is in this post office area: Fonda NY 12068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caughnawaga 1667 - 1780 (here, next to this marker); Fonda (here, next to this marker); Major General Richard Montgomery
Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 1, 2012
2. Tryon County 1772-1784 Montgomery County 1784 Marker
Four Plaques are mounted at this monument on the lawn of the Fonda Courthouse;
Caughnawaga
Tryon/Montgomery County
Fonda
Gen. Montgomery
The Tryon/Montgomery marker is the one on the right in this view.
(here, next to this marker); The 115th & 153rd Regiments (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Douw Fonda (approx. 0.4 miles away); Van Epps Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Liberty Pole (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fonda.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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