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Fultonham in Schoharie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Upper Fort 1777

 
 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, February 4, 2017
1. The Upper Fort 1777 Marker
Inscription.
1777
Commemorating The Upper Fort which stood on the knoll 1966 Ft. S. 50 E. of this marker. Here on Oct. 17th 1780 was fired the first gun which signalled a warning enabling the fort below to prepare for the successful defense against the attack of the British and Indians under Johnson and Brandt.

 
Erected by D.A.R. Schoharie Chapter & Patriotic Citizens.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 34.928′ N, 74° 23.458′ W. Marker is in Fultonham, New York, in Schoharie County. Marker is on New York State Route 30, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker plaque is afixed to a small boulder set back aways from the road, under the trees. There are two New York State historic markers closer to the road. . Marker is at or near this postal address: 3632 State Route 30, Fultonham NY 12071, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Timothy Murphy (a few steps from this marker); Site of Middle Fort (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Site of Middle Fort
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, February 4, 2017
2. The Upper Fort 1777 Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Burial Place (approx. 3.6 miles away); Indian Trail (approx. 4.1 miles away); Captain Jacob Hager (approx. 6.6 miles away); Schoharie Free Movies (approx. 6.9 miles away); Throop Drug Store (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Upper Fort 1777 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 5, 2013
3. The Upper Fort 1777 Marker
The Upper Fort plaque is on the stone to the far left.
The Upper Fort 1777 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 5, 2013
4. The Upper Fort 1777 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3, 4. submitted on January 6, 2013, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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