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By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 2, 2009
Great Sacandaga Lake Marker
New York (Fulton County), Batchellerville — Great Sacandaga Lake
Great Sacandaga Lake Created in 1930 as the Sacandaga Reservoir. Ten communities were lost or partially lost to the rising waters. — Map (db m40161) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — 1849 Plank Road
Route of a toll road from Amsterdam to Fish House. It linked the rural economy of the Sacandaga Vly to rail & canal access in Amsterdam — Map (db m47115) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — 1879 Fire
This Side of Street Leveled On January 21st. Sixteen Businesses Were Destroyed. It was an Economic Tragedy, With No Loss of Life. Broadalbin Historical SocietyMap (db m75110) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Broadalbin Methodist Episcopal Church
Erected 1824-25 Broadalbin Methodist Episcopal Church Enlarged 1840- Raised 1868 Parsonage Built 1871 Oldest Church In Broadalbin Broadalbin Historical SocietyMap (db m97374) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Chase's Mills
Also known as Fox Hollow. Site of c.1808 Grist-Mill. Mills here provided lumber, textiles & food, creating a center for commerce and trade — Map (db m57349) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Fenton Farm
1790 - 1930 Settled By Roswell Fenton Grandfather To U.S. Senator & NYS Gov Reuben E. Fenton "Breadalbane Dairy" 1930 - 50 — Map (db m111566) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Frenchmans Creek
In 1810 Duncan McMartin on this creek built a saw, grist, and woolen mill. He was surveyor, lawyer, judge court common pleas 1813, Later elected State Senator — Map (db m30962) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Hans' Creek
Named by Sir Wm Johnson after a fishing trip with John Conye who fell out of the boat and nearly drowned. Hans being the name for John — Map (db m30963) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Home of Robert W. Chambers
Home Of Robert W. Chambers 1865-1933 Famous Author, Illustrator, and Amateur Entomologist — Map (db m30957) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Hotel Broadalbin
Hotel Landmark Hotel Broadalbin built 1854, added to 1881 & 1924 Served as gloveshop, hotel, hospital and present hotel — Map (db m7424) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Johnson Hall - 1763 — Johnstown — Historic New York
Sir William Johnson (1715-1774), Indian trader, statesman, diplomat and colonial empire builder. In 1763 he built Johnson Hall, the center of his estate and the scene of many Indian conferences. Coming from Ireland in 1738, Johnson traded with . . . — Map (db m57406) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Locust Grove
1805 home of Col. Tiffany Brockway. War of 1812 veteran abolitionist. Used as a stop on the underground railroad for fugitive slaves going North. — Map (db m30959) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Marvin House
Built 1815, site Sir Wm Johnson's Fish House by David Marvin, Conn. Rev. soldier; his son Dr. L.I. Marvin, Assemblyman 1840 from Fulton Co. House moved 1929 — Map (db m31516) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Sacandaga Pike
World Record Northern Pike Caught Near Benedict Bay On 9-15-1940 By Angler Peter Dubuc 52.5" Long / 46 Lbs. 2 Oz. GSL Fisheries Federation Inc.Map (db m97313) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Site of Dutch Reformed Church —
Site of Dutch Reformed Church of New Haerlem Founded 1792 and Historic Church Cemetery 1805-1871 — Map (db m30952) HM
New York (Fulton County), Broadalbin — Veterans Hall
J.B. McKean Post G.A.R. first met here February 23, 1891. R.L. Walsh Post Am. Leg. first met here September 19, 1919. 108 years serving America. — Map (db m30955) HM
New York (Fulton County), Edinburg — Building the Batchellerville Bridge — 1929 - 1930
Contract 14 Contract 14 provided for the construction of a cantilever type steel bridge over the Sacandaga Reservoir at Batchellerville, N.Y., consisting of nineteen spans of 150 feet and two of 112 1/2 feet, including the construction of . . . — Map (db m68238) HM
New York (Fulton County), Edinburg — Early Settler
Soldier - Patriot and one of the last Revolutionary War Pensioners in the U.S. Samuel Downing 1761 - 1867 grave site Stone Arabia and Saratoga SARMap (db m47905) HM
New York (Fulton County), Fish House — Covered Bridge
Erected 1818, by state, at Fish House over Sacandaga River. D. Stewart, builder. Jacob Shew, Assemblyman. Torn down 1930. 2000 Ft. North — Map (db m44404) HM
New York (Fulton County), Fish House — Godfrey Shew
First settler Fish House under Sir Wm. Johnson, 1762 Sons, John, Stephen, Jacob captured in Tory & Indian raid June 3, 1778. Taken to Canada — Map (db m46497) HM
New York (Fulton County), Fish House — Shew's Hill
On June 3, 1778 Godfrey Shew stationed his son Jacob to report approach Tory and Indian raiders under Col. Ross. Later family made prisoners. — Map (db m46498) HM
New York (Fulton County), Fish House — St John House
Built 1795 by Alex St John On Confiscated Lands of Sir Guy Johnson, Nephew Of Sir William Johnson — Map (db m46499) HM
New York (Fulton County), Gloversville — A. J. & G. Park
Opened July 12, 1906 Home of N.Y.S. League Jags Host to Future HOF Players, MLB, Negro League, Semi-Pro & Industrial Baseball Teams Dedicated October 13, 2013Map (db m76527) HM
New York (Fulton County), Gloversville — FJ&G Headquarters
Site of The Headquarters of the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville, Rail Road 1870 -1984 Fulton County Historian 1995 Map (db m58952) HM
New York (Fulton County), Gloversville — Kingsborough Academy
Site Of Kingsborough Academy Built 1831 Demolished 1900 Private School 1831 - 1863 Public Elementary School 1863 - 1900 Bicentennial Fulton Co. 1976Map (db m66548) HM
New York (Fulton County), Gloversville — Parkhurst Field
Parkhurst Field Original Site of 'JAG Park' & Home of Baseball Since 1906 For over one hundred years, baseball has been played on the Parkhurst Field grounds. Opened in July 1906 as the A.,J.&G. Baseball Park and home of the professional . . . — Map (db m69242) HM
New York (Fulton County), Gloversville — Trail Station Park
Trail Station Park [Text on the Back] This Monument Erected 1996 Marks the Site of the Gloversville Passenger Station and Main Offices of the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad It is Dedicated to those who Migrated . . . — Map (db m68346) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — 1 Mile to Baronial Home
1 mile to baronial home of Sir William Johnson erected 1762 open to visitors — Map (db m50225) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — A Colonial — (Sir William Johnson)
Sent to the Province of New York in 1737, by his uncle Sir Peter Warren for the purpose of supervising landed property in the Mohawk Valley, William Johnson engaged in trade with settlers and Indians.

Prospering in mercantile enterprises, he . . . — Map (db m52124) HM

New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — A Military Commander — (Sir William Johnson)
Hostilities of the Seven Years' War having commenced, Colonel William Johnson was commissioned a Major General of Provincial Forces and assigned to command the Crown Point Expedition against the French, in 1755. After the failure of the other . . . — Map (db m52121) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Battle Field
Battle of Johnstown fought Oct. 25, 1781. American forces led by Col. Willett British forces under Maj. Ross and Capt. Butler. Bicentennial Fulton Co. 1975 Map (db m58940) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Colonial Cemetery
→ Colonial Cemetery Remains of many Johnstown notables of colonial And revolutionary days buried here — Map (db m5686) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Colonial Court House
Erected 1772 Only Colonial Court House In State of New York First Court General Sessions, Tryon County, September 8, 1772 — Map (db m5682) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton
. . . — Map (db m59062) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony —     1815 - 1902         1820 - 1906
The History of Woman Suffrage in Four Volumes is the documentary masterpiece from 50 years of co-operative teamwork between Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. Both were outstanding leaders in the campaign for . . . — Map (db m50238) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Fort Johnstown
This structure was built in 1772 as the Tryon County Jail. It was placed on the highest ground in the village in case of Indian attack or war. It was considered one of America's strongest buildings for defense, with massive stone walls impervious to . . . — Map (db m55351) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Fort Johnstown
Important frontier civil and military prison during revolution. Inspected by Washington in 1783 — Map (db m67459) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Fort Johnstown
. . . — Map (db m68230) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Founder of Johnstown — (Sir William Johnson)
In efforts to develop great land holdings, he surveyed and laid out the village of Johnstown, built the first public school, and after Tryon County was set off in 1772, ensured the location of the county seat here. Interested in learning, he was a . . . — Map (db m52094) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Grave of Sir William Johnson
Grave of Sir William Johnson Baronet 1715 - MASON - 1774 His Indian name Warraghiyagey "he who does much business" Founder of Johnstown St. John's Episcopal Church St. Patrick's Lodge 4 F.&A.M. First Free School Supt. of Indian . . . — Map (db m54281) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Historic Johnstown
1. Johnson Hall - 1763. Baronial home of Sir William Johnson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the British Crown. Johnson Hall is listed as a National Historic Landmark. Prior to the Revolutionary War, the home was a Native American trade and . . . — Map (db m53038) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet.
A man of strong character. A colossal pioneer. One of the greatest men of his time. Sole superintendent and faithful friend of the Six Nations and their Allies. Their Warragiyaey. Founder of Johnstown. He established here the first free school in . . . — Map (db m57754) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — James Burk's Inn
Moved here about 1788. Lot formerly Sir WM Johnson's. Village called John's Town. Younglove home 1812-1926. D.A.R. Chapter House 1926 — Map (db m76652) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall
→ Baronial Home of Sir William Johnson Erected 1762 Open to Visitors — Map (db m5687) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall - 1763 — Johnstown — Historic New York
Historic New York Johnson Hall - 1763 Johnstown     Sir William Johnson (1715-1774), Indian trader, statesman,diplomat and Colonial Empire Builder, in 1763 built Johnson Hall, the center of his estate and the scene of many Indian . . . — Map (db m5683) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall 1762
Baronial home of Sir William Johnson. One of the most historic colonial buildings in the United States. — Map (db m59002) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall State Historic Site — Revolution in the Mohawk Valley
Sir William Johnson built Johnson Hall in 1763 as the center of a grand estate. He was made a British baronet for his role in the French & Indian Wars, a title his son, John, inherited upon his death in 1774. By December 1775, rebel unrest led John . . . — Map (db m58846) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnstown Civil War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War who fighting not for themselves but for future generations. Saved the nation. — Map (db m49978) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — July 9, 1889 Flood
Bridge Here Destroyed 13 Onlookers Swept Away Only 8 Survive Upon Failure of Shriver's Mill Dam — Map (db m69073) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Landscaping Johnson Hall
New York State purchased Johnson Hall in 1906. At that time, after almost 150 years of changing ownership, only 20 acres remained intact of the original 700+ acre property. The Johnstown Historical Society, trustee of Johnson Hall in the early . . . — Map (db m58844) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Last Home
Last home of Nicholas Stoner soldier of the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Died here, Nov. 24, 1853 age 92 years — Map (db m49971) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Lest We Forget
Commemorating the first veterans of our nation who fell in the Battle of Johnstown one of the last battles of the American Revolution October 25, 1781 — Map (db m51705) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — May 22, 1780
Lodowick Putman and son Aaron killed in their home here in Sir John Johnson's raid into Tryon County. They are buried here. — Map (db m49608) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Site of Battle In American Revolution
This tablet marks the site of the battle fought in The War of the American Revolution October 25th 1781, and was erected by The Johnstown Chapter DAR August 31st 1901 Charter Day Thus we show to Succeeding generations that we honor . . . — Map (db m59006) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Site of First St John's Church — North
Site of First St John's Church (1760) erected by Sir William Johnson; first Church of England North of the Mohawk River — Map (db m50747) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Superintendent of Indian Affairs — (Sir William Johnson)
Gaining considerable knowledge of Indian Affairs, his area of responsibility for administration reached from Hudson's Bay Canada to the Carolinas. From the Atlantic to as far west as any Indians were known.

Appointed to deal with Indians, and . . . — Map (db m52120) HM

New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Talmadge Edwards
Rev. War Veteran 1747-1821 expert tanner, began first glove shop behind home on this site 1808. - Founded Fulton Co. leather industry — Map (db m68523) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — The Drumm House
1763 The Drumm House Home of Edward Wall School Master Sir William Johnson's Free School — Map (db m50749) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Tryon County Courthouse — Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
This is the only colonial period courthouse still in use in New York State. Tryon County was formed in March 1772 after much lobbying by Sir William Johnson. He donated most of the money needed to build a new courthouse designed by Samuel Fuller of . . . — Map (db m51896) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Union Hall
Famous Post-Revolutionary tavern, resort of "Nick" Stoner, erected 1798 by Capt. Jean Batiste Vaumane de Fon Claire, former officer in French Army under Louis XVI — Map (db m49975) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Veterans of All Wars Flagpole
Dedicated to Veterans of All Wars — Map (db m49979) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — War of 1812
General George Izard troops encamped here in Sept. 1814 marching from Plattsburgh to Sackett's Harbour by the old state road through Johnstown. — Map (db m49972) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Who Was Sir William Johnson ?
Sir William Johnson (1715-1774) came from Ireland in 1738 to administer his uncle's lands in the Mohawk Valley. Johnson became a planter, trader, military officer, land speculator, statesman, Indian agent and churchman. He built a store to trade . . . — Map (db m58944) HM
New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Women's Rights
Birthplace of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815 - 1902 Pioneer of Women's Rights A Leader in the Women's Suffrage Movement. George E. Pataki, GovernorMap (db m59068) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Amasa Stephen
Was Murdered Near Here By Sir John Johnson And His Loyalist And Indian Allies May 22, 1780 Raid. Early Settler And Patriot — Map (db m97406) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Anthonyville
Anthonyville Site of First Brick Home In Town of Mayfield. Birthplace of George T. Anthony. Quaker, Civil War Officer, Governor State of Kansas. 1876-1879 — Map (db m46954) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Baptist Church
Of Mayfield and Broadalbin Organized Here in 1792, Then The Home of Caleb Woodworth, Soldier Of Revolution, First Settler — Map (db m76523) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Burying Ground
‹— « Burying Ground Graves of Captain Gershom Woodworth, French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars and Sergeant Selah Woodworth of Revolution: Mayfield Pioneer. — Map (db m68208) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Burying Ground
Of Major Harmon And Francis Van Buren, Seventh Albany County Regiment, Revolutionary War. Settlers On This Land. — Map (db m97468) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Captain Solomon Woodworth — Sergeant John Dunham
. . . — Map (db m34818) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield
»—–› Site Of Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield, 1793-1826. Churchyard containing remains of many pioneers of this section. — Map (db m68163) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — First Maple Sap Tubing System
On this site in 1916 Wm C Brower invented and patented the first sap gravity flow tubing system from tree to sugar house for making maple syrup — Map (db m68213) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Indian Raid
Jacob Dunham and Samuel, His Son, Killed Here April 1779. Others of the Family Escaped by Hiding in The Woods. Site of Their Home. — Map (db m33007) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Mayfield Fort
Built and Garrisoned During the Revolution as A Refuge for Settlers Of Vicinity — Map (db m33005) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Nick Stoner Hut
Here Henry Stoner and his sons Nick and John held the cabin against the Tory and Indian raiders who burned Broadalbin, June 1778. — Map (db m68197) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Nine Mile Tree
Site of landmark on car- riage road built by Sir Wm. Johnson. 9 miles from Johnson Hall, Ft. Johnson & Fish House on Sacandaga Bicentennial Fulton Co. 1975 Map (db m58950) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Rice Homestead
Built about 1790 by Oliver Rice a soldier of the American Revolution, serving under General Washington — Map (db m68555) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Riceville Cemetery — »————›
Here are Buried Jonathan Fisk- Oliver Rice-William Woodworth- Samuel Woodworth-Jesse Foote- Isaac Bemis-Jonathan Canfield- Soldiers of The Revolution — Map (db m34631) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Romeyn's Mill
Site Of Romeyn's Mill Erected 1773 by Sir William Johnson. Burned During Revolution. Rebuilt by Col. Abraham Romeyn. Commander Montgomery County Militia — Map (db m68133) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Sacandaga Pike
World Record Northern Pike Caught Near Benedict Bay On 9-15-1940 By Angler Peter Dubuc 52.5" Long / 46 Lbs. 2 Oz. In Memory of Andy LueyMap (db m95646) HM
New York (Fulton County), Mayfield — Woodworth Farm
»—› Woodworth Farm Conveyed by Commissioners of Forfeiture to William G. Woodworth in 1786. Served in Revolution. Passed to Hiram Woodworth 1810-1910 — Map (db m68196) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northampton — "Fish House"
of Sir Wm. Johnson 1500 ft. northeast of this marker built 1762. Village derived name from lodge. Burned by Tories and Indians, 1781 — Map (db m45607) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northampton — King Cemetery — ←—«
King Cemetery Henry King and son John Settled on this site and Are buried here. Graves of Revolutionary soldiers And pioneers of 1788-1815. — Map (db m51154) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northampton — 245 — Sweets Crossing
FJ&G RR Crossed Here At Levi & Zeruah Sweet Farm. The Sweet Family Provided Food to Stranded Passengers During Blizzard of March 1888 — Map (db m88054) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northville — 360 — 5 & 10 Cent Store
Founded 1907 as R.G. Dewitt & Co. General Store. Moved to Willard Building in 1914. Later merged with J.J. Newberry. — Map (db m104223) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northville — Adirondack Inn
Site of the Adirondack Inn Built in 1891 by the FJG RR Considered the Gem Of Sacandaga Park this ornate wood structure burned 1975 — Map (db m11284) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northville — Chimney Swifts of Northville, New York
Migratory Birds who span approximately 7000 miles from the Amazon jungle of South America to the north country of New York State. First Study of the Chimney Swifts was made by Walker A. La Rowe of the Northville Rotary Club. Mr. La Rowe, after . . . — Map (db m58969) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northville — Northville Depot
1875 - 1930 F J & G R. R. Northern Terminal Rail Route To Adirondacks. Sacandaga Amusement Park 1 Mi. South Coney Island of The North — Map (db m11423) HM
New York (Fulton County), Northville — Parkville
"The Dam" 1828-1930 Site of Park Tannery Mills, Factories & Shops School & Fish Rock Hotel Population Under 100 — Map (db m68247) HM

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