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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Saratoga County, New York

Clickable Map of Saratoga County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Saratoga County, NY (483) Albany County, NY (344) Fulton County, NY (143) Hamilton County, NY (16) Montgomery County, NY (198) Rensselaer County, NY (153) Schenectady County, NY (163) Warren County, NY (154) Washington County, NY (157)  SaratogaCounty(483) Saratoga County (483)  AlbanyCounty(344) Albany County (344)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  MontgomeryCounty(198) Montgomery County (198)  RensselaerCounty(153) Rensselaer County (153)  SchenectadyCounty(163) Schenectady County (163)  WarrenCounty(154) Warren County (154)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)
Ballston Spa is the county seat for Saratoga County
Adjacent to Saratoga County, New York
      Albany County (344)  
      Fulton County (143)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Montgomery County (198)  
      Rensselaer County (153)  
      Schenectady County (163)  
      Warren County (154)  
      Washington County (157)  
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1New York (Saratoga County), Bacon Hill — Captain Martin John Burke
Home of Captain Martin John Burke, b. 1816-d. 1847, graduated from West Point 1836; was killed in war with Mexico Aug. 20, 1847.Map (db m138752) HM
2New York (Saratoga County), Bacon Hill — Fort Miller
Fort Miller Built by Col. Miller July 1755.Map (db m149756) HM
3New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — 1772 House
Built by Eliphalet Kellogg had settlers' baking ovens Indians captured children and tortured them. Kellogg was Revolutionary Patriot. Map (db m129051) HM
4New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — 1780 Invasion
Home of Tyrannis Collins, militia captain under Gordon, raided by British & Indians. North of here all rebel men captured & houses burnedMap (db m127153) HM
5New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Angus McDearmid
Banished from Scotland. British and Indians visited on eve of 1780 invasion. Angus saw demon apparition, hence Devil’s Lane - 1786.Map (db m127421) HM
6New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Ballston Site Of
Site Of Rev. Ball's Log Church-1771 Ballston Town Commons-1774 Stockaded Fort-1775 Red Meeting House-1780 Ballston Academy-1804 Map (db m92682) HM
7New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Beriah Palmer
Site of Home Beriah Palmer Supervisor Ballston 1790-01 Member of Assembly 1793-95 Member of Congress 1803-05 Surrogate Saratoga County 1808-12 Map (db m92683) HM
8New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Briggs Cemetery
Founder Rev. Eliphalet Ball, Patriots James Cordon, Samuel McCrea, Michael Middlebrook, Godrge Scott, Lemuel Wilcox, Col GregoryMap (db m127136) HM
9New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Calvary Episcopal Church
Founded By Dr. Edward Davis May 7, 1849. First Service In This Building Was Christmas Eve, 1849. Map (db m92737) HM
10New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Christ Episcopal Church
Site of first Episcopal church in Saratoga County. Erected 1792, removed to Ballston Spa 1817Map (db m127386) HM
11New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — E. Hubbell 1831
Late Federal style home of Edmond Hubbell and Mary Hubbell. Mr. Hubbell operated a woolen cloth manufactory on the Mourning Kill until ca. 1850Map (db m127128) HM
12New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Edmund Jennings
Built log cabin here 1775. Revolutionary War patriot fought at Bemis Heights Brick front built c. 1820 Later owned by Robert Speir.Map (db m127404) HM
13New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Eliphalet Ball — 1722-1797 — Site of original home —
Founder, Ballston, 1770. Established first real settlement in BallstonMap (db m127124) HM
14New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Hawkwood Mansion — The Early Years
The foundation at which you are now standing was probably built in the 1790's as the basis for a mansion owned by Henry Walton. We have no pictures of the original building but can assume it looked somewhat like this picture from the late 1800's. . . . Map (db m134003) HM
15New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Hawkwood Mansion — The Later Years
Top Left This is an undated picture from the collection of the Theuner family. They owned the property for a short time in the 1920's. Note the porch lanterns, probably fueled by acetylene. This was the first house in town to have working . . . Map (db m134007) HM
16New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Home of Samuel Young
Member of Assembly 1814 Speaker of Assembly 1815 State Senator 1819, 33, 34, 35, 45, 47 Candidate for Governor of N.Y. 1825. Died here 1850Map (db m127130) HM
17New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Inn of William Bettys
This Building Was A Public Inn During the Revolution. William Bettys, Proprietor Map (db m92679) HM
18New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — James Gordon
Home of James Gordon Colonel Revolutionary War Member of Assembly, State Senator First Supervisor Town Ballston Member of Congress Washington visited here 1783Map (db m127216) HM
19New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — John Clinton
1721-1785 bought 900 acres here 1772, some underwater He & John Jr.were militiamen fought at Saratoga. Son married Mary Scribner 1773 Map (db m129053) HM
20New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Kingsley Inn
Established 1795 By William Kingsley Tavern On Stagecoach Route Halfway Between Ballston Spa And Schenectady Map (db m92738) HM
21New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Larkin House
Built On Indian Trail In Late 1700's. Larkin Family Farm For Generations. Road Paved By Prisoners From Comstock Prison in the 1930's. Map (db m92740) HM
22New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Larkins Corners
Farms of Uriah Gregory, S. Sears & Nathaniel Booth - Daniel Larkin. Near here Davis Cheese factory and original Curtis Lumber Co.Map (db m130151) HM
23New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — McDonalds Site
At Shore of Ballston Lake ½ Mile From This Spot Brothers Michael And Nicholas McDonald Built Log Cabin in 1763. Map (db m92680) HM
24New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Pioneer Farm
Built c. 1780 on edge of deep forest. Owned by John & Lucy Tibbets. Often visited by Indians. Later abandoned & used for potato storage.Map (db m129239) HM
25New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Scribner Home
Zaccheus Scribner settled 1773. Sons Aaron and Thadeus served in the militia. Thadeus was Ballston's 1st mail carrierMap (db m129035) HM
26New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Stephen White
Settled Here-1771. Served As Cpt. in Militia. Taken By British. Wife, Phebe Was Town Midwife. House Was Social Center. He Died 1793. Map (db m92681) HM
27New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Stevens School
Built in 1916 For Burnt Hills Ballston Lake 1st Consolidated And 2nd Centralized District In New York State Map (db m92726) HM
28New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Trip-Hammer
Site of water-powered forge shop and residence of Sylvester Blood (1785-1866) and wife, Loretta. Shop made scythes and axes until 1825Map (db m127127) HM
29New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Waterman House
Home of Asa Waterman- Revolutionary War officer. He captured Tories and fought at Bemis Heights. Family farm for generations.Map (db m39490) HM
30New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Lake — East Line Union Cemetery
Oldest recorded grave 1785. Graves of 20 Revolutionary War veterans including Gen. Samuel Clark, elected first Supervisor of Town of MaltaMap (db m129006) HM
31New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Lake — Indian Spring
Indian Spring located by the Outlet Road. It was by a tree trunk and was a foot deep. The water flowed into the Outlet Creek.Map (db m188625) HM
32New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Lake — 554 — Kayaderosseras
Vast land patent issued 1708 by Queen Anne included this area. Boundary dispute with Iroquois Nation resolved 1768. Settlement began nearby 1771.Map (db m135376) HM
33New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Lake — Reverend Ball Cabin
Up the hill from this site, Reverend Ball built his log cabin in 1770. From his house, he had a good view of the lake and approaching Indians. A church and Revolutionary War Fort was built nearby.Map (db m188576) HM
34New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Lake — Schauber House
1806 Federal home of David (1773-1843) and Maphlet Schauber and their 12 children.Map (db m129108) HM
35New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Anchor Diamond Park — at Hawkwood
Welcome! We invite you to enjoy Anchor Diamond Park at Hawkwood, a 246-acre, forever-wild preserve held in partnership between Saratoga PLAN and the Town of Ballston. A generous gift from the will of Mr. Frank Schidzick to the Town of . . . Map (db m140710) HM
36New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Ballston Center
Samuel Southard Tavern - early graveyard - post office -blacksmith shop - stores. George Washington rode through in 1783Map (db m127035) HM
37New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Ballston Church
Congregation formed 1771 by Rev. Eliphalet Ball. Fourth house of worship built 1859. Church burned in Oct 1993 Steeple saved. Rebuilt to the glory of God in 1994Map (db m127033) HM
38New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Birthplace of Abner Doubleday
Birthplace Major-Gen Abner Doubleday Ballston Spa June 26 1819 Founder of Baseball 1839 A Civil War Hero at Battle of Gettysburg 1863 Map (db m65261) HM
39New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Captain Abner Doubleday — Major General, United States Army
Born on June 26, 1819 in Ballston Spa, N.Y. he resided in his childhood at a home located at the corner of Washington and Fenwick, a few blocks from here. He attended schools at Auburn and Cooperstown, NY. He was an 1842 graduate of the . . . Map (db m64584) HM WM
40New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Colonial Inn
This building erected in 1797 was for many years a public tavernMap (db m127040) HM
41New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — County Seat
The county seat moved from Ballston Center to Ballston Spa in 1817. This county complex was dedicated on 9/21/1968.Map (db m127528) HM
42New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Dunning Street Common
Given by Michael Dunning. Parade ground for militia training in the Revolution. Preserved as village green for grazing, horse races and other town festivities.Map (db m129066) HM
43New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — East Line
An early community ca. 1780 shared by Malta & Ballston Townships. ME. church built 1809. Nearby was a hotel, a tavern, by 1837 a R.R. stopMap (db m127123) HM
44New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Here in 1800 / Here in 1900
Here in 1800 A Bathing Green, Bath House And Mineral Spring Were Used By Visitors From Six Boarding Houses and Five Private Summer Homes. Here In 1900 Shoppers Going to Front St. And Workers Walking Through The Tunnel . . . Map (db m65729) HM
45New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Home of George Scott
Settled here 1774. British and Indians attacked 1780. Scott was tomahawked and house was pillaged. He died in 1785.Map (db m127527) HM
46New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Home of Jonathan Filer
Partially burned in Ballston invasion of 1780. Braided Indian torch found here. Family escaped and hid nearby.Map (db m128984) HM
47New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — McCrea Hill
Brothers James, Sam, & Wm. McCrea built near here 1771. James and Sam fought for Rev. War. Wm. sided with British. Sister Jane martyred 1777.Map (db m127211) HM
48New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — New Yorker Submariners Memorial
Shipmates on Eternal Patrol ( 430 names are listed )Map (db m145382) WM
49New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Riley-Allen Cobblestone House
C.1830. Type of structure rare in this area. Owned by Philip Riley & heirs 1857- 1971. Home of Robert R. and Melinda A. Allen since 1974.Map (db m129060) HM
50New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Samuel Davis MD
Born 1765 - Died 1840 Practiced medicine from here for 50 years. House was a station on the Underground Railroad.Map (db m127073) HM
51New York (Saratoga County), Ballston Spa — Site of
First courthouse and jail of Saratoga County. Erected 1796 destroyed by fire, 1816Map (db m127070) HM
52New York (Saratoga County), Barkersville — Barkersville — Christian Church
Founded May 3rd 1845 Land donated by the Barker and Carpentier familiesMap (db m131063) HM
53New York (Saratoga County), Barkersville — Barkersville
Originally Barker's Hollow settled in 1796 by David & Samuel Barker, who established several waterpowered saw & grist mills, a tannery & shoe shop on this site.Map (db m131132) HM
54New York (Saratoga 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 m131535) HM
55New York (Saratoga County), Batchellerville — S. Batcheller Home
Built 1820's by Lumber Businessman Sherman Batcheller. Later owned by Lucian Degolia owner of large washboard and woodenware shop in back. Map (db m45746) HM
56New York (Saratoga County), Bemis Heights — NY-15 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . Map (db m9792) HM
57New York (Saratoga County), Burnt Hills — Bettys Family
Joseph died 1804 and Abigail died 1791 local innkeepers and unfortunate parents of Joseph, convicted traitor & spy who was hung in 1782Map (db m128976) HM
58New York (Saratoga County), Burnt Hills — Burnt Hills Baptist Church
Founded 1783. Present church built 1839. Hillside Cemetery adjoining. 1st burial 1782.Map (db m127529) HM
59New York (Saratoga County), Burnt Hills — Centennial Barn
Built by barn raising in 1900 on C. Van Vorst Farm. Later run by David Garrison. Origin of BH-BL Rotary-1950. Known as Laur Lin Dee Farm.Map (db m129241) HM
60New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton — Est. 1792
Historic District Boundary. Jesse Conde Settled here in 1774Map (db m126739) HM
61New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton
Est. 1792 Historic District Boundary William Clark settled here 1786Map (db m126740) HM
62New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton — Est. 1792
Historical District Boundary. Eli Northrup settled here in 1785Map (db m126741) HM
63New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton — Est. 1792
Historic District Boundary. Dr. William Mead settled here in 1794Map (db m126742) HM
64New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton — Est. 1792
Historic District Boundary. Thomas Brown settled here in 1786Map (db m127726) HM
65New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton Academy
Founded 1859, by Rev. James Crocker, destroyed by fire April 1948. Donated by Charlton GrangeMap (db m126385) HM
66New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Charlton Museum
St. Paul's Episopal Church Built 1804 Dist#8 School 1859-1948 Charlton Historical Society First Meeting Jan 17, 1966Map (db m126743) HM
67New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Conde Creek — Sawmill Site
Here 1800 stood a sawmill built and operated by Simon I. Van PattenMap (db m126934) HM
68New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Gonzalez Home
Here, in 1782, Joseph Gonzalez and son Emanuel were killed and scalped by St. Regis Indians. His son John was taken captive.Map (db m131240) HM
69New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Harmony Corners
School District #9 - 1865-1962 Harmony Hall built 1892 by Patrons of Industry Farmers Club organized 1903 Harmony Community Center 1989 Map (db m126929) HM
70New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Jeremiah Smith Cemetery
Earliest recorded Burial: Elisha Hawley - Born 1780 Died 1797. This plot of ground set aside as a burial ground by Jeremiah Smith from his farm (small lot #4, 200 acres of the 5,000 acre tract). Smith purchased this land on November 3, 1774 of the . . . Map (db m126542) HM
71New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — John W. Taylor
Birthplace of John W. Taylor Mar. 1784 -Sept. 1854 Twice Speaker -U.S. House of Representatives N.Y. Senator-Assemblyman.Map (db m126728) HM
72New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — 475 — Pine Grove
Burials from 1776. Incorp. 1848. Some stones relocated from Presbyterian Church 1878. Revolutionary War, Civil War, other veterans buried here.Map (db m126835) HM
73New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Presbyterian Church
Organized Jan 3, 1788 by settlers from Freehold Monmouth Co. New Jersey. Present Edifice built 1852-53Map (db m126733) HM
74New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Scotch Church
Presbyterian church founded by Scottish settlers - 1792. Present Victorian-Gothic structure dedicated in 1881. Cemetery established 1778. National Historic Site 1998 Map (db m62717) HM
75New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Scotch Street
Scottish settlement 1775 cemetery 1778, church 1792 farms, School #2, blacksmith cooper, ice harvesting, store sawmill, telephone exchangeMap (db m126928) HM
76New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Slab Troy
5,000 acre tract once a hamlet of mills & trades located on the Alplaus Kill. Little Troy School Dist. #7 New Stage Road bridge 1967Map (db m126945) HM
77New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — Stage Run — 1802-1843
Jerome Farm near this road. Birthplace of Isaac Jerome, great grandfather of Sir Winston Churchill. October 26, 1786Map (db m126544) HM
78New York (Saratoga County), Charlton — The Charlton School
Founded 1895 by John S. Hawley as the Charlton Industrial Farm School for Troubled Boys. Burned April 2, 1938. Rebuilt for young women in 1955.Map (db m126841) HM
79New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Asa Clark House — c. 1845
Gothic Revival home built by Asa and Eliza Clark.Map (db m136454) HM
80New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Best House
1815 Federal Home of Abraham Best Family From Claverack, Columbia County, N.Y. He Died in 1871 at age 81. Map (db m34759) HM
81New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Church c. 1795
Site of Clifton Park Dutch Reformed Church. Referred to as “North Church.” Sold in 1862 and dismantled.Map (db m136451) HM
82New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Church, c. 1788
Site of Grooms Church. Mother of Methodist Churches in area. 3rd bldg on site built 1834. Used until 1960, burned 1975.Map (db m136455) HM
83New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park
This hamlet was a major stopping point on the plank road between Waterford and Ballston Spa during the 19th CenturyMap (db m127315) HM
84New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park Center
Area named to distinguish it from Clifton Park Village. Geographical center of town.Map (db m136452) HM
85New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park Center Baptist Church
Church, C. 1830 Clifton Park Center Baptist Church Formed 1794 By Abijah Peck, Whose Home Is Located Across The Road. Map (db m117280) HM
86New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clifton Park Village Hotel — Stevens’ Tavern
Constructed circa 1821 by Ephraim Stevens. 1859 owned by Isaac Rogers.Map (db m127318) HM
87New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Clutes Dry Dock
Volvyder's Dry Dock, 1825. Re-established by Nicholas Clute, 1852. Canal boats built and repaired here. Settlement abandoned 1907. Map (db m49876) HM
88New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Erie Canal
Canal Dug in 1822 and enlarged in 1842. Remains of both canals are evident. Opened from Albany to Buffalo, 1825.Map (db m12059) HM
89New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Hotel c. 1790
Stop on Plank Road Turnpike from Waterford To Jonesville and Ballston Spa. Served as Court House, Jail and Dance Hall Map (db m136089) HM
90New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Hotel Site
Site of hotel built by James Jones, c. 1820 destroyed by fire in 1915. Stage coach stop on plank road - Waterford Turnpike.Map (db m129004) HM
91New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Irish House
C. 1795 home of Abner Irish family from Armenia, Dutchess County, N.Y. He died in 1825 at age 77.Map (db m136444) HM
92New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Jonesville Academy 1836-76
Private Boarding School Offering an Academic, Commercial, Classical and "Ornamental" Education. 181 Students in 1852. Map (db m70265) HM
93New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — L. Garnsey House
c. 1830 home of Levi Garnsey family. Sold to Barney Caldwell in 1868, and still owned and farmed by desc. in 1995Map (db m125399) HM
94New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Peck House
C. 1807 Home Of Abijah Peck (1758-1848) Founder And First Pastor Of Clifton Park Center Baptist Church Map (db m117451) HM
95New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — School c. 1860
School No. 5, one of 16 school districts in Clifton Park. Used until 1950 when Shenendehowa was formed.Map (db m154737) HM
96New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Shopmyer House
1948 Tudor style house built near site of Thompson Home, a free black family possibly involved in the underground railroadMap (db m136459) HM
97New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — This is the Way North — Historic New York
          Since pre-historic times, this route has served Indian hunting and war parties as they traveled between the north country and the southern region of New York State. This area was once considered the key to domination of Colonial North . . . Map (db m56853) HM
98New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park — Turnpike
Route of Saratoga Turnpike from Waterford to Ballston and Saratoga c. 1829. A private road paved with wood planks in 1849.Map (db m127277) HM
99New York (Saratoga County), Clifton Park Center — General Store — C. 1850
Original store and Post Office serving Clifton Park Village.Map (db m198016) HM
100New York (Saratoga County), Conklingville — Conklingville
Named for Gurdon Conklin who came here in the 1840s and built a large tannery. Flooded by creation of Sacandaga Reservoir in 1930Map (db m180114) HM

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