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

Herkimer Home State Historic Site

 
 
Herkimer Home State Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
1. Herkimer Home State Historic Site Marker
Inscription. Ambushed at Oriskany, General Nicholas Herkimer rallied and saved his nearly routed militia despite being wounded. An instant hero, he was carried to his home where he died on August 16, 1777.
 
Erected by Heritage New York.
 
Location. 43° 1.548′ N, 74° 49.132′ W. Marker is near Little Falls, New York, in Herkimer County. Marker is on New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the Herkimer Home State Park, alongside the park access road, at the entrance to the state park. Marker is in this post office area: Little Falls NY 13365, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nicholas Herkimer (about 800 feet away); Gen. Nicholas Herkimer (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of the Men (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herkimer Homestead Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Nicholas Herkimer (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Nicholas Herkimer Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); From This Point (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Falls.
 
More about this marker.
Herkimer Home State Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
2. Herkimer Home State Historic Site Marker
View of the posted historical marker.
This historical marker is part of the Revolutionary War Heritage Trail series. According to the text on the historical marker, "The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York's decisive role in America's fight for independence."
 
Also see . . .  Revolutionary War - New York State Parks Recreation & Historic Preservation. This is a link to information provided by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Herkimer Home State Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
3. Herkimer Home State Historic Site Marker
View of the historical marker situated along the side of the park access road, at the entrance to the state park.
Herkimer Home State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
4. Herkimer Home State Historic Site
View of the Herkimer home.
Herkimer Home State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
5. Herkimer Home State Historic Site
View of the Herkimer Homestead Site.
Herkimer Home State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 12, 2012
6. Herkimer Home State Historic Site
View of the Herkimer Homestead Cemetery where General Herkimer is buried, and where the General Herkimer Memorial Monument is located.
 
 
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 344 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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