Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Occurred in Glenville About Three Miles Northerly from City. Sixty Citizens were Drawn into Ambush by Indians, Thirty Nine were Killed. Dead were Brought Through this Gate, to Barn on Lot North of Present Dutch Church.
on Centennial Anniversary of
Incorporation of City,
March 26, 1898
Erected 1898 by Schenectady Common Council.
Location. 42° 49.063′ N, 73° 56.852′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and North Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Ride of Symon Schermerhoorn (a few steps from this marker); Cur Non? (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph C. Yates (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Aaron Dickinson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arendt Van Curler (about 400 feet away); Dutch Church (about 400 feet away); Yates House (about 500 feet away); St. George's Church 1762 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The incident referred to here as the Beukendael Skirmish, has a marker entitled, "The Beukendaal Battle" located at that site in Glenville.
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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