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By Tom Bosse, May 23, 2016
Boonville Marker
New York (Oneida County), Boonville — Boonville
Settled 1795, named for Gerrit Boon, native of Leyden, Holland, agent of Holland Land Co., town formed 1805, village incorporated 1855. — Map (db m96258) HM
New York (Oneida County), Boonville — In Honor of Walter D. Edmonds (1903-1998)
Born in town of Boonville. Renowned author. Best known for 1936 classic "Drums Along the Mohawk" — Map (db m96257) HM
New York (Oneida County), Boonville — Pratt HouseBuilt in 1875
by architect A.J. Lanthrop for the Clark Dodge family. Sold in 1894 to the Charles Walter Pratt family. — Map (db m96256) HM
New York (Oneida County), Camden — 1799Site of first town meeting
Site of first town meeting Log house of Samuel Royce Ordinances, "swine allowed at large - fence viewers paid 75 cents a day." — Map (db m65336) HM
New York (Oneida County), Camden — Scriba Patent
499,135 acres granted to G. Scriba 1794, 24 townships surveyed by Benjamin Wright. Camden created from original towns of Linley & Bloomfield — Map (db m65335) HM
New York (Oneida County), Clinton — Kirkland College
A college for women. Fostered creative spirit,independent thinking and intellectual curiosity. Founded 1965, merged with Hamilton College 1978. — Map (db m71819) HM
New York (Oneida County), Holland Patent — Welsh Congregational Church1858 – 1956
Welsh language and heritage flourished here in preaching, singing and fellowship. National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m76064) HM
New York (Oneida County), Holland Patent — Patriots of the Revolutionary War
To the memory of the patriots of the Revolutionary War, who are buried in this vicinity. --------------- Erected by Holland Patent Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution May 30, 1915.Map (db m76065) HM
New York (Oneida County), North Bay — Grave of Capt. Adj. George Marsden
Staff officer of Gen. George Washington. See plaque at grave. — Map (db m78697) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — A Clash of Cultures
The out break of the Revolutionary War in 1775 inflamed existing divisions within the Mohawk Valley's European communities and eventually affected individuals as well as tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy of the Six Nations. Forced to choose sides . . . — Map (db m54406) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — A Final Attempt — 7th stop on the walking tour
Down this valley, the Indians, realizing the battle had been turned in favor of the Patriots, began to yell their cry of retreat: "Oonah, oonah!" Vanishing into the valley as quickly as they had appeared, they would carry terror to the settlements . . . — Map (db m32047) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Aftermath of a TragedyOriskany Battlefield State Historic Site
After the Revolutionary War, Oriskany Battlefield’s landscape began to change dramatically. As New York’s frontier pushed westward, the impact of constructing new settlements, canals, railroads, and modern highways altered the battlefield’s . . . — Map (db m75907) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Alliances Drawn
When British General Barry St. Leger received word that the militia was coming, he sent out a formidable attack force comprised predominantly of Mohawk and Seneca warriors working with Sir John Johnson's Kings Royal Regiment, Col. John Butler, and . . . — Map (db m54421) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Ambush Started Here
The militia column, on its way to the relief of Fort Stanwix, marched into this ravine, August 6, 1777, and were ambushed by Loyalists and British. The attackers came out of hiding in woods on the west, the south and the north. — Map (db m32045) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Campaign of 1777 — 6th stop on the walking tour
A three-pronged attack, known as the Campaign of 1777, was launched by the British under the direction of Maj. Gen. John Burgoyne. The strategy was to split New England from the other colonies by gaining control of New York State. During his . . . — Map (db m32036) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Campaign of 1777 — 13th stop on the walking tour
A three-pronged attack, known as the Campaign of 1777, was launched by the British under the direction of Maj. Gen. John Burgoyne. The strategy was to split New England from the other colonies by gaining control of New York State. During his . . . — Map (db m32157) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — General Herkimer's Troops
General Herkimer's Troops entered the ravine at this point — Map (db m32155) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Here the Battle of Oriskany Was Fought
[Tablet on South Side of Monument] Here the Battle of Oriskany was fought On the sixth day of August, A.D. 1777 Here British invasion was checked and thwarted Here General Nicholas Herkimer, intrepid leader Of the American forces . . . — Map (db m32119) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — I Will Face The Enemy — 8th stop on the walking tour
Gen. Nicholas Herkimer, wounded early in the battle, was carried to a safer spot beneath a beech tree now marked by a stone monument. Although urged by his militiamen to retire from danger, he replied: "I will face the enemy!" Directing the . . . — Map (db m32056) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — In the Valley homes was great mourning
In the Valley homes was great mourning. For such a small population, the losses were almost overwhelming. In some families the male members were wiped out. It was many a long, weary year before the sorrow and suffering caused by the sacrifices at . . . — Map (db m32034) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — 14 — Near This Spot — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. Near this spot Stood the . . . — Map (db m32062) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — 13 — Near This Spot — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. Near this spot on the night . . . — Map (db m65974) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Preserving a Memorial Park
Since the profound impact of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address first sanctified battlefields as grounds of sacrifice, America's battlefields have become gathering places to commemorate heroic deeds and honor patriotic ideals. Today, battlefields remain . . . — Map (db m54422) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Relief for Fort Stanwix
On August 3, 1777, when British General Barry St.Leger reached Fort Stanwix, he found it held by colonial forces and began a siege. Soon after, to relieve the fort, about 800 men of the Tryon County Militia, commanded by General Nicholas Herkimer, . . . — Map (db m54426) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Site of The Battle of OriskanyAugust 6, 1777 — Historic New York
Historic New York Site of The Battle of Oriskany August 6, 1777 The Battle of Oriskany was one of the bloodiest engagements of the American Revolution. British and Indians here ambushed the Tryon County militia as they were marching to . . . — Map (db m22747) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Site of Woolen Mill
Erected in 1810 believed to be the 1st in America to manufacture fabrics from raw material — Map (db m65334) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — The Ambush — 11th stop on the walking tour
Parched and exhausted from heat and humidity on their march to Fort Stanwix, some of General Herkimer’s men broke ranks and ran to this creek for water. Although Sir John Johnson had told his Indian allies not to attack until all of Herkimer’s men . . . — Map (db m16106) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — The Ambush: August 6, 1777
Sir John Johnson and Joseph Brant prepared an ambush along the military road to Fort Stanwix where it passed through this ravine. When most of the militia had entered their trap, the hidden Mohawk and Seneca warriors attacked. Johnson's Royal Greens . . . — Map (db m54424) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — The Military Road
Joseph Brant, familiar with the terrain, probably selected the place of ambush ~ where a small stream crossed the military road. The military road of 1777 was about ten rods north of the present highway. — Map (db m32040) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — The military road and the ravine — 12th stop on the walking tour
The military road On August 6, 1777, the Tryon County militia marched down a wilderness road that entered this ravine. A “corduroy” road, made of logs, it was the only means by which General Herkimer and his men could reach Fort . . . — Map (db m16109) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — The Oriskany Battle Monument
On August 6, 1877, the centennial commemorating the Battle of Oriskany was celebrated. Ex-Governor Horatio Seymour was the main speaker. At sunrise, salutes fired from the guns on the battlefield announced a glorious day. Every home in the village . . . — Map (db m81154) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — The Rally
Both sides regrouped during a driving rain. Herkimers's troops concentrated here, forming an irregular circle. The attackers were on all sides. — Map (db m22893) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County
[Center/Main Marker] To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County Who Under The Leadership Of Colonel Ebenezer Cox...Colonel Jacob Klock Colonel Peter Bellinger...Colonel Frederick Visscher Followed — Herkimer . . . — Map (db m32382) HM
New York (Oneida County), Oriskany — Welcome to Oriskany Battlefield
Oriskany Battlefield stands at the very heart of the American Revolution in the Mohawk River Valley. As in past conflicts, in 1777 the valley again became a critical military corridor for the movement of men and materials. The story of the . . . — Map (db m54434) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Baron Steuben
Inspector General of Army Major General in Revolution Ciizen of United States and New York State. — Map (db m75942) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Baron Steuben
← 2 Miles Tomb of Baron Steuben in State Memorial Park. — Map (db m75945) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Baron Von Steuben: Father of the American Infantry
Early Training Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard August von Steuben is perhaps best known in this country for turning a motley assortment of untrained American colonists into an effective fighting force capable of defeating the powerful British . . . — Map (db m76199) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Capt. Simeon Woodruff
Circumnavigated globe with Capt. Cook. Leased this farm May 26, 1791 from Baron Steuben. Buried Capel Ucha Cemetery — Map (db m75932) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — From Obscure Grave Site to Public Memorial
Reburial & Commemoration When road construction disturbed Steuben’s burial site in 1804, his former aide and estate executor, Benjamin Walker, had the baron’s body moved to the five-acre wooded area, now called the Sacred Grove. Walker donated . . . — Map (db m76204) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Fuller Farm
Acquired 1793 from Baron Steuben by Capt. Simeon Fuller, b. 1761 – d. 1852 Held by him and his descendants to the present day — Map (db m75937) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — General Baron Frederick William von Steuben
In grateful recognition of the care and reverence bestowed upon the grave of General Baron Frederick William von Steuben by the Welsh settlers and their descendants through their churches Chapel Isaf and the Baptist Church of Remsen Oneida . . . — Map (db m75927) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — German-American Organizations
German-American organizations assisted by State of New York erected this tomb in honor of their great fellow countryman. — Map (db m75924) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Jonathan A. Steuben
Soldier of the Revolution. Changed his name from Arnold to Steben at the suggestion of Baron Steuben. Buried in adjoining meadow. — Map (db m75778) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Paying Tribute to the Baron
Recognition from the Commander In Chief General Washington’s final official letter as commander of the Continental Army was written to Steuben on December 23, 1783. In it, Washington paid tribute to Steuben and thanked him for his role in . . . — Map (db m76201) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Sacred Grove
is the name given in 1804 to these woods hallowed by associations with Baron Steuben, the American patriot — Map (db m75921) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Samuel Sizer
First settler on Steuben Grant, 1787. Farm Manager for Baron Steuben. Burial place in meadow 80 rods north of this marker. — Map (db m75776) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Steuben
Officer in the Prussian Army 1746 – 1763 Major General and Inspector General Army of the United States 1778 – 1784 -------------------- Trained under Frederick the Great during the Seven Years War, he brought to Washington the expert . . . — Map (db m75930) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Steuben Grant
of 16,000 acres by the State of New York, June 27, 1786 for service in the Revolution. He cleared sixty acres near here for home site (1788-1793). — Map (db m75925) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Steuben MemorialHistoric New York
(Three miles northwest of Remsen, Oneida County) Home and grave of Baron Frederick William von Steuben (1730-1794) Drillmaster of the American Revolution           Arriving at Valley Forge in February, 1778, this German-born officer found . . . — Map (db m75951) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Steuben State Memorial Park
Dedicated September 12, 1931 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, governor of New York — Map (db m75914) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Steuben State Memorial Park
Includes fifty acres given in 1804 by Col. Benj. Walker, friend and aid of Steuben to Second Baptist Church. — Map (db m75917) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — This Monument
covers the remains of Baron Steuben. Governor Horatio Seymour laid cornerstone June 1, 1870. Erection completed 1872. — Map (db m75923) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — This Park
was created in memory of Friedrich Wilhelm Baron Steuben, Major General in the War for Independence — Map (db m75918) HM
New York (Oneida County), Remsen — Utica AreaHistoric New York
          Situated on the important Mohawk Valley route between the Hudson River and the Great Lakes, Utica has long been a travel crossroads. Indian trails converged there, and Fort Schuyler was built on the site in 1758. The community which grew . . . — Map (db m75953) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — ArtillerymenFort Stanwix National Monument
Artillery was a specialist discipline, requiring knowledge of math and use of measuring tools to calculate trajectories of cannon and mortar. Artillery soldiers therefore received better pay and living conditions than regular soldiers, although . . . — Map (db m76037) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Brigadier General Peter Gansevoort, Jr.
Colonel in the Continental Army. Served in Canada with Montgomery in 1775 in campaign against Quebec. Successfully defended Fort Stanwix in 1777 against the allied British and Indian forces under St.Leger, preventing their junction with Burgoyne at . . . — Map (db m54179) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — British Trenches
During the Siege — of — Fort Stanwix Aug. 2-22, 1777 ——— • ——— The British dug their zigzag trenches or approaches, directed against the northwest bastion, across the site . . . — Map (db m54161) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Clinton's Ditch(Old Erie Canal)
Construction began in Rome N.Y. on July 4, 1817. The canal measured 40'x 28'x 4' and was 363 miles long. It went from Albany to Buffalo and was used into the 1830's. — Map (db m54216) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Commandant’s QuartersFort Stanwix National Monument
This room has been laid out to look like the commandant’s quarters. The original quarters were located in the headquarters building, which was not reconstructed. The fort commander was a man of wealth and high social status, which was reflected in . . . — Map (db m76019) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... — Fort Stanwix National Monument
The outcome of the American Revolution, and the opening of the West during both wartime and peace, hinged upon events at this gateway between East and West. Walk the Oneida Carrying Place Rediscover this trail between East and West . . . — Map (db m33310) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Erie Canal
Construction began here July 4, 1817. First boat trip from Rome to Utica Oct. 22, 1819. 363 Mile Canal completed Oct. 20, 1825 — Map (db m11952) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Erie Canal Enlargement
Begun in the 1830's and enlarged to 70'x 56'x 7'. The improvement included double and larger locks and the capacity of handling more traffic. The enlargement was used until 1918 when the barge canal opened and horse-drawn boats became a thing of the . . . — Map (db m54197) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Family QuartersFort Stanwix National Monument
Throughout the war, soldiers would have been accompanied by their families as they had no other way of supporting them. Later in the war it became common for officers, running low on assets, to also have their families join them. Most families . . . — Map (db m76036) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Fort Bull
250 Paces from here is the site of Fort Bull the scene of fierce struggles during the early Indian Wars- twenty years before the revolution — Map (db m43098) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Fort Bull
On Water Route Destroyed And Many Killed By French & Indians March 27 1756 — Map (db m100362) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Fort StanwixDefending the Mohawk Valley — Fort Stanwix National Monument
Fort Stanwix...is large and well situated. The Examination of this fortification gave me a better idea of the strength and Importance of a Fort than any thing I ever before saw or Read. Captain Joseph Bloomfield, 1776Map (db m33300) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Futile Approach — Fort Stanwix National Monument
During the August 1777 Siege of Fort Stanwix, British forces dug trenches near this site. This attempt to bring their guns closer to the fort's powder magazine, located in the bastion in front of you, failed. At the end of the three-week siege, . . . — Map (db m32485) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Guard DutyFort Stanwix National Monument
All soldiers were responsible for guard duty on a rotation basis. Each 24-hour period was the responsibility of one or more companies, each consisting of 40-60 soldiers. During this period they shared all guarding duties, sleeping and patrolling in . . . — Map (db m76012) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Historic Lower Landing Place
For generations, in seasons of low water, the bateaux of traders and of the armies were here removed from the Mohawk (as the river then flowed) and conveyed across the Oneida carrying place to be re-launched in Wood Creek. Here, Aug. 2, 1777, . . . — Map (db m54145) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Jervis LibraryFounded by John Bloomfield Jervis — Born Huntington, N.Y. 1795 — Died Rome, N.Y. 1885
An eminent canal, railway and waterworks engineer, he began his career in connection with the Erie Canal construction at Rome in 1817. He was chief engineer for the completion of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, and for the original Croton Aqueduct . . . — Map (db m104656) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Junior Officers’ QuartersFort Stanwix National Monument
In contrast to the European military, where officer’s commissions were usually bought, in the Continental army it was possible to earn battlefield promotions. In this way even enlisted men could become junior ranking officers (e.g. ensign, . . . — Map (db m76038) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Missionary’s QuartersFort Stanwix National Monument
While missionaries generally went into Indian lands simply with a desire to spread the word of the Christian God and to do good works, the American Revolution involved them in political missions as well. Both the Americans and the British used . . . — Map (db m76044) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Orderly RoomFort Stanwix National Monument
The orderly room was the headquarters of the fort, where officers conducted the general business of the fort: writing daily garrison orders, holding meetings, completing paperwork and staging Courts Martial. This room has been laid out to look . . . — Map (db m76021) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Powder MagazineFort Stanwix National Monument
This bombproof, being relatively dry, was used as the powder magazine. This was revealed through period documentation, and it also explains why the British targeted this part of the fort during the 1777 siege. Munitions stored in this bombproof . . . — Map (db m76013) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Revolutionary Battlefields
<——— Revolutionary Battlefields and Colonial Fort Sites NY State Historical MarkerMap (db m39833) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Rome
Rome March 4th 1796 Village incorporated 1819 City incorporated Feb. 23, 1870 — Map (db m54219) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Rome Court House
Rome Court House Rebuilt 1849, Greek Revival Style, public square given by Dominick Lynch, replaced one built 1807 as system of half-shire towns began wings and dome added 1902 — Map (db m54234) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy of Massachusetts addressed two thousand Romans from this site September 29, 1960, in his quest for the presidency of the United States. — Map (db m43355) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Soldiers’ Quarters: Barracks BuildingFort Stanwix National Monument
Compare this barracks building to the other soldiers’ quarters in the casemates. At first glance this might look like a far more pleasant environment than the dark casemates. However, look at the gaps in the walls and consider how cold it would get . . . — Map (db m76041) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Soldiers’ Quarters: CasemateFort Stanwix National Monument
This space represents a typical quarters for regular soldiers. A casemate of this size would have housed at least 40 soldiers every night. The soldiers cooked and ate by the fire, and slept on the straw bunks. Soldiers slept sitting up because it . . . — Map (db m76035) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Southwest Bombproof: Storeroom and Siege HospitalFort Stanwix National Monument
This bombproof, with a ventilation shaft leading to the top of the bastion, was considered the best place for keeping food (salt meat, peas, flour, rice and vinegar) and other non-weapon supplies. For most of the fort’s history, it was a storage . . . — Map (db m76011) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Stars & Stripes First Flew in BattleFort Stanwix
Here Aug. 3, 1777 the Stars & Stripes First Flew In Battle Above the Southwest Bastion of Fort Stanwix (Schuyler) Here Aug 2d to 22d Col. Peter Gansevoort's New York & Massachusetts Continentals successfully . . . — Map (db m32402) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Surgeon’s Day RoomFort Stanwix National Monument
In a room such as this, the fort surgeon would have diagnosed the sick and treated the day-to-day illnesses of the garrison. The main illnesses were muscle strain due to the constant hard labor needed to run the fort, and infectious diseases . . . — Map (db m76033) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — SuttlerFort Stanwix National Monument
The suttler was a civilian trader who acted as a link between the fort and the outside world. He traded with local American Indians, periodically taking furs to Albany to exchange for money or other goods. Soldiers and their families could . . . — Map (db m76043) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — The Erie Canal - July 4, 1817Historic New York
The ceremonies outside the village of Rome on Independence Day, 1817, climaxed years of discussion about building the Erie Canal. Dignitaries and local citizens assembled at sunrise to attend the start of construction. Judge Joshua Hathaway, a . . . — Map (db m50330) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — The Fort Community... — Fort Stanwix National Monument
Fort Stanwix is best known for the 1777 siege, but such dramatic events were not a feature of everyday life here. Limited space inside the fort forced some soldiers and a few of their wives and children to live outside the walls. A unique . . . — Map (db m33285) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — The Gateway between East and West.... — Fort Stanwix National Monument
For centuries water was the easiest way to move people, goods, and ideas. Hundreds of tons of trade goods passed over the Oneida Carrying Place — here raw materials sent east from the Great Lakes region passed manufactured goods heading west. . . . — Map (db m32584) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — The Main British Camp
During the siege of Fort Stanwix Aug. 1777 The Main British Camp was between this point and the bluff to the south — Map (db m54159) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — The Oneida Carrying Place
. . . — Map (db m32411) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Their voices heard... — Fort Stanwix National Monument
Built on the foundation of the original 18th-century fort, this reconstruction provides insight into the experiences of those who lived here. Their stories are preserved in recreated rooms, barracks, and exhibits. Their stories are told . . . — Map (db m33286) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — U.S. Arsenal
Site of U.S. Arsenal Maintained as an arsenal during the war of 1812 and subsequently until 1873. — Map (db m43285) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Unknown Soldiers
Here rest Unknown Soldiers of the American Revolution 1775 – 1783 — Map (db m76047) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Unrealized Expectations — Fort Stanwix National Monument
The British gun battery of four cannons and four mortars was located near the brick-red high rise building you see today in front of you. These relatively small weapons were unable to cause significant damage to the fort. British commander . . . — Map (db m32705) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Upper Landing Place
Head of navigation on the Mohawk in former days. Here for untold ages pre-Indian drew forth his canoe and transported it to Wood Creek. Here, also, for many decades, in times of normal water the white man landed his bateau. During the siege of . . . — Map (db m54149) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Visiting Officers’ LodgingFort Stanwix National Monument
Regiments were posted to the fort anywhere from four months to two years. As companies moved in and out of the fort, a space like this served as temporary lodging for the officers of a newly arriving regiment. Such space also housed officers . . . — Map (db m76034) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Walking on an ancient trail... — Fort Stanwix National Monument
For centuries American Indians, traders, soldiers, and travelers crossed over this very path. Here goods and ideas were exchanged. The name of this portage trail between two river systems is the "Oneida Carrying Place." It served as a major . . . — Map (db m32662) HM
New York (Oneida County), Rome — Water for the Garrison — Fort Stanwix National Monument
The spring-fed stream, reconstructed here, supplied the garrison with water for drinking and washing. Extending out from the fort was an elevated latrine called a "necessary." It ran into a short channel that fed downstream to the fort's garden. . . . — Map (db m32417) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — 7 — At This Point — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. At this point, On August 5, . . . — Map (db m32452) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — Bagg's Tavern
Bagg's Tavern Originally a log house Founded 1794 by Moses Bagg Washington, LaFayette Henry Clay & Gen. Grant were guests here — Map (db m54239) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — 10 — General Herkimer Marched Past This Spot — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. General Herkimer marched . . . — Map (db m65970) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — James Schoolcraft Sherman
James Schoolcraft Sherman Vice President of the United States 1908-1912 Erected by the Citizens of Utica — Map (db m118072)
New York (Oneida County), Utica — 11 — On August 5, 1777 — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. On August 5, 1777 leading . . . — Map (db m32430) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — 8 — The Great Ford of the Mohawk — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. 1500 feet east of this spot . . . — Map (db m54245) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — The Site of Old Fort Schuyler1758
[Text on north side of marker]: The Site of Old Fort Schuyler 1758 [Text on south side of marker]: The historical and patriotic societies of Utica place this stone to mark the site of one of a chain . . . — Map (db m54242) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — 9 — The Site of Old Fort Schuyler — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. The site of Old Fort . . . — Map (db m54256) HM
New York (Oneida County), Utica — Utica
Utica An honorable and Patriotic city from the Earliest days. Let us keep Up its high standards – Except the Lord keep – The city the watchman waketh but in vain. Psalm 127 in Memoriam . . . — Map (db m54241) HM
New York (Oneida County), Verona — Site of the Battle of OriskanyHistoric New York
Historic New York Site Of The Battle Of Oriskany, August 6, 1777 Oriskany Battlefield (Eight miles west of Utica) The Battle of Oriskany was one of the bloodiest engagements of the American Revolution. British and Indians here ambushed the . . . — Map (db m109306) HM
New York (Oneida County), Verona — The Oneida CountryHistoric New York
Historic New York The Oneida Country The Oneida Indians joined the Mohawks. Onondagas, Cayugas and Senecas, about 1550, to form the Five Nations, or Iroquois Confederacy. This was the legendary "Great Peace" made by the Indian statesmen . . . — Map (db m109304) HM
New York (Oneida County), Waterville — Birth Place of George Eastman
Birth Place of George Eastman Inventor of Kodak Born July 12, 1854 Died in Rochester March 14, 1932 — Map (db m34752) HM
New York (Oneida County), Westernville — Tomb of Baron Steuben
11 Miles Tomb of Baron Steuben in State Memorial Park near Remsen. — Map (db m75949) HM
New York (Oneida County), Westmoreland — Steuben MemorialHistoric New York
Historic New York Steuben Memorial (Three miles northwest of Remsen, Oneida County) Home and grave of Baron Frederick William von Steuben (1730-1794) Drillmaster of the American . . . — Map (db m54322) HM
New York (Oneida County), Westmoreland — Utica AreaHistoric New York
Historic New York Utica Area Situated on the important Mohawk Valley route between the Hudson River and the Great Lakes, Utica has long been a travel crossroads. Indian trails converged there, and Fort Schuyler was built on the site . . . — Map (db m54343) HM
New York (Oneida County), Whitesboro — 12 — The Rear Guard of General Herkimers Army — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. The rear guard of General . . . — Map (db m32442) HM
New York (Oneida County), Whitesboro — Whitestown
March 7th 1788 Named in honor of Judge Hugh White A first settler May, 1784 — Map (db m32446) HM

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