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Near Little Falls in Herkimer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Nicholas Herkimer

 
 
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
1. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of General Herkimer's gravestone with historic text included in his epitaph.
Inscription.
Gen.
Nicholas Herkimer
Died
Aug. 17, 1777.

Ten days after the
battle of Oriskany, in
which engagement
he received wounds which
caused his death

 
Location. 43° 1.618′ N, 74° 48.932′ W. Marker is near Little Falls, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historic marker is located in the Herkimer Home State Park, a short distance southeast of the Herkimer homestead, in the "Herkimer Homestead Cemetery". Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 State Route 169, Little Falls NY 13365, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Nicholas Herkimer Monument (a few steps from this marker); Herkimer Homestead Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); The Bateau (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); From This Point (about 400 feet away); General Nicholas Herkimer's Mansion (about 400 feet away); Nicholas Herkimer (about 400 feet away); In Memory of the Men (about 400 feet away); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Falls.
 
Also see . . .
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
2. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of the Herkimer Memorial Monument with the historical marker/gravestone located just in front of the monument.

1. Nicholas Herkimer. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Nicholas Herkimer, Hero of Oriskany. This is a link to information provided by the "History Ring" website owned by Gregory F. Ketcham. (Submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Nicholas Herkimer (1728 - 1777). This is a link to information provided by the Geni.com website. (Submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. Herkimer Home - Little Falls, New York. This is a link to information provided by the Friends of Herkimer Home. (Submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
3. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of the Herkimer Homestead Cemetery where both the Herkimer Memorial Monument and the General Nicholas Herkimer historical marker/gravestone are located.
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
4. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of the historical marker/gravestone next to the grave of a Joseph Herkimer.
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
5. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of General Herkimer's gravestone. This is NOT the original gravestone. The original gravestone is on display in the park's visitor center.
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
6. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of the Herkimer Memorial Monument with the historical marker/gravestone located just in front of the monument.
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
7. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of the Herkimer Homestead Cemetery where both the Herkimer Memorial Monument and the General Nicholas Herkimer historical marker/gravestone are located.
General Nicholas Herkimer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
8. General Nicholas Herkimer Marker
View of the original gravestone for General Herkimer, which is part of a display in the park's visitor center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 13, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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