“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Oneida County, New York

Clickable Map of Oneida 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> Oneida County, NY (189) Herkimer County, NY (104) Lewis County, NY (19) Madison County, NY (77) Oswego County, NY (80) Otsego County, NY (91)  OneidaCounty(189) Oneida County (189)  HerkimerCounty(104) Herkimer County (104)  LewisCounty(19) Lewis County (19)  MadisonCounty(77) Madison County (77)  OswegoCounty(80) Oswego County (80)  OtsegoCounty(91) Otsego County (91)
Utica is the county seat for Oneida County
Adjacent to Oneida County, New York
      Herkimer County (104)  
      Lewis County (19)  
      Madison County (77)  
      Oswego County (80)  
      Otsego County (91)  
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1New York, Oneida County, Boonville — Black River Canal
Site of Lock 71, Summit Level; 710 feet above Rome; from here water flowed north to St Lawrence, south to Mohawk. State Education Department 1938Map (db m137974) HM
2New York, Oneida County, Boonville — Black River Canal
Site of the once famous five combines - world's record for number of canal locks; canal has 109 locks in 35 miles of waterway.Map (db m167189) HM
3New 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
4New York, Oneida County, Boonville — Boonville Historic District
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2013Map (db m137976) HM
5New York, Oneida County, Boonville — First Presbyterian Church
Society organized 1805 Present edifice built 1855-56 Re-dedicated 1955 State Education Department 1955Map (db m137987) HM
6New 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
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7New York, Oneida County, Boonville — Post House, 1817
First used as a school, later bought with large tract of land by John G. Post. Passed from family in 1905. Oneida County D.P.W. 1969Map (db m137980) HM
8New 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
9New York, Oneida County, Bridgewater — Bridgewater
Oneida County March 24th 1797 transferred from Chenango County April 4th 1804.Map (db m144175) HM
10New York, Oneida County, Bridgewater — 602 — Everett Holmes
Born 1908. Worked as carpenter. Served as village trustee 1960-1969. Elected mayor 1974, one of NY State's first African American mayors.Map (db m141337) HM
11New 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
12New York, Oneida County, Camden — Camden
1838 – Original Town Hall Present building erected 1894 – at cost of $10,666.13 Architect – Lew Smith Builder – Thomas SmithMap (db m143146) HM
13New 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 & BloomfieldMap (db m65335) HM
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14New York, Oneida County, Camroden — Camroden Church
Organized as the Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Society in 1839. This structure built in 1863 as Welsh Presbyterian Church. Became Camroden Presbyterian Church in 1938.Map (db m154194) HM
15New York, Oneida County, Clark Mills — 393 — Clark Mills
Cotton mills founded ca. 1845 by Ralph, Ammi and Eneas Clark. Became Hind & Harrison Plush Co. in 1891. Closed 1949.Map (db m132729) HM
16New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Bristol - Myers Company
World famous Bristol-Myers Company was founded as Clinton Pharmaceutical Company by Mr. William M. Bristol and Mr. John R. Myers on the second floor of this building in 1887.Map (db m150511) HM
17New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Chenango Canal1836 - 1877
Crossed College St. here Utica to Binghamton 97 miles. 116 locks. Lock no. 19 500 ft. southMap (db m150524) HM
18New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Clinton Village Historic District
Clinton Village Historic District has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m150553) HM
19New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Elihu Root
Elihu Root Secretary of War Secretary of State United States Senator Recipient of Nobel Peace Prize 1912 Was born in this building February 15, 1845Map (db m150520) HM
20New York, Oneida County, Clinton — First Grist Mill
Near this spot first grist mill was built in winter of 1787. Before this early settlers had to carry grist to Whitestown.Map (db m150525) HM
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21New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Ginko Biloba
This ginkgo - "Maiden Hair” tree was planted on the Othniel S. Williams property by the Rural Art Society circa 1850. Great American Food Stores Aaron Malinsky, Pres. & C.E.O. Clinton Hist. Soc. C. Harlin Lewis, Pres. . . . Map (db m150530) HM
22New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Hamilton College
Founded as Hamilton-Oneida Academy, 1793, by the Rev. Samuel Kirkland. Chartered as Hamilton College May 26, 1812.Map (db m150509) HM
23New York, Oneida County, Clinton — In Memory of All Revolutionary Soldiers
In Memory Of All Revolutionary Soldiers Buried In This Cemetery Of Whom The Following Are Known Officers Capt. Moses Foote Founder Of Clinton Village, 1787 Capt. Kezekiak Gridley, Jr. • Capt. Eleazer House • Dr. Seth Hastings • Lieut. . . . Map (db m150549) HM
24New 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 m150483) HM
25New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Nine Miles to Utica
Moses Foote Esq. in company with seven other families commenced the settlement of this village Mar. 3, 1787. Moses Foote • James Bronson • Luther Foote • Bronson Foote • Ira Foote • Barnabas Pond • Ludim Blodgett • Levi ShermanMap (db m150545) HM
26New York, Oneida County, Clinton — Old Burying Ground
The historic Old Burying Ground First burial 1788 Final burial 1920 This site contains the graves of 48 Revolutionary War soldiers and the founding families of ClintonMap (db m150546) HM
27New York, Oneida County, Clinton — 100 — Old Burying Ground
Here rest the founders of Clinton, including 49 American Revolutionary War veterans. 1788 - 1921.Map (db m150510) HM
28New York, Oneida County, Deansboro — Deansboro Depot
Built in 1867, regular service began Jan. 6, 1868. Part of O & W Railroad system first agent Marshall native James Hanchett.Map (db m133159) HM
29New York, Oneida County, Deansboro — Samson Occom Grave Site
Samson Occom Indian Preacher of the Brothertown Indians, believed to be buried in the Cemetery 1/4 mile South of here.Map (db m152241) HM
30New York, Oneida County, Deerfield — 242 — North Gage
Union Church formed in 1829 by Baptists & Presbyterians rebuilt 1858 and rededicated January 6, 1859Map (db m133161) HM
31New York, Oneida County, Florence — 285 — Florence Reported missing
Farming Association existed here ca 1848-1860 settlement of free blacks promoted by Stephen Myers, other notable abolitionists.Map (db m133047) HM
32New York, Oneida County, Floyd — Floyd
March 4th 1796 Named in honor of William Floyd, 1734-1821 A signer of the Declaration of IndependenceMap (db m154111) HM
33New York, Oneida County, Floyd — Lt. Col Stephen Moulton Sr.
Born on March 30, 1735 at Brimfield, Mass., he received his formal education at New England College. An officer of the Lexington Alarm Militia, he fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Continuing his efforts in the War of Independence, he later . . . Map (db m154568) HM WM
34New York, Oneida County, Floyd — 603 — Moulton Cemetery
Col. Stephen Moulton & son Salmon buried here. Both Revolutionary War soldiers taken prisoner by British at Battle of Long Island 1776Map (db m154119) HM
35New York, Oneida County, Floyd — Town of Floyd
Town of Floyd Following Capt Benjamin Pike's arrival on the banks of the Te-Ya-Nun-Soke in the "Punch Bowl", other settlers quickly arrived. The Te-Ya-Nun-Soke became the Nine Mile Creek and soon a thriving village with grain mills, . . . Map (db m154571) HM WM
36New York, Oneida County, Forestport — N.Y.S. Music Camp
Original site of the Otter Lake Hotel 1893-1946 & New York State Music Camp 1947-1955. Now known as the Hartwick College Summer Music Festival & Institute.Map (db m173182) HM
37New York, Oneida County, Franklin Springs — Harding Farm
Built in 1793 by Samuel Kirkland on the spot where his friend Oneida chief Skenandoa stated "the grass is first green in the spring and the leaves stay on the trees longest in the fall.” Kirkland, missionary and founder of Hamilton . . . Map (db m146719) HM
38New 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
39New 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
40New York, Oneida County, Kirkland — Washington Tract
These lands are part of parcel of ground deeded to Nathaniel Griffin by George Washington and George Clinton in 1790.Map (db m146706) HM
41New York, Oneida County, Knoxboro — Lock Company
Site of lock company organized 1861. by J.C. Knox. High grade locks were manufactured here for a number of years.Map (db m150515) HM
42New York, Oneida County, Marcy — 1,000 Feet East of Here
"The Neck Digged Through in 1730" New York's First Canal Part of the Inland Water Route Between Albany and Lake OntarioMap (db m154095) HM
43New York, Oneida County, New Hartford — A Grist Mill
A grist mill was built 350 feet east of here in 1790 by Jedediah Sanger, first settler and founder of New Hartford.Map (db m150527) HM
44New York, Oneida County, New Hartford — Jedediah Sanger
Jedediah Sanger founded New Hartford in 1788 by purchasing 1000 acres of land and settling here with his family.Map (db m150521) HM
45New 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
46New 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
47New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — A Final Attempt — 7th stop on the walking tour — Reported missing
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
48New 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
49New 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
50New 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
51New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — AnchorUSS Oriskany CVA-34
First Plaque Anchor USS Oriskany CVA-34 In Memory Of Those Who Served Our Nation In Korea-Vietnam As Did The Aircraft Carrier Donated By Utica Moose Lodge No. 450 Proceeding forward . . . Map (db m154302) WM
52New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — Campaign of 1777 — 6th stop on the walking tour — Reported missing
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
53New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — Campaign of 1777 — 13th stop on the walking tour — Reported missing
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
54New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — General Herkimer's Troops
General Herkimer's Troops entered the ravine at this pointMap (db m32155) HM
55New 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
56New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — I Will Face The Enemy — 8th stop on the walking tour — Reported missing
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
57New 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
58New 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
59New 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
60New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — Oriskany War Memorial
In memory of those who gave the supreme sacrifice World War I William Mayo • Adelbert Phillips World War II Edgar Beeman • Alvin Bradley• Charles Gubbins• George Phillips • Robert Provost Korea Charlie Jones • Joseph . . . Map (db m154218) WM
61New 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
62New 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 . . . Map (db m54426) HM
63New 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
64New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — Site of Woolen Mill
Erected in 1810 believed to be the 1st in America to manufacture fabrics from raw materialMap (db m65334) HM
65New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — 576 — Summit Park
Opened 1897 on Oriskany Bluffs with games, rides, band and dancing. Trolley entered park from Oklahoma Ave. Pres. T. Roosevelt visited 1910.Map (db m154160) HM
66New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — The Ambush — 11th stop on the walking tour — Reported missing
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
67New 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
68New 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
69New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — The military road and the ravine — 12th stop on the walking tour — Reported missing
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
70New York, Oneida County, Oriskany — The Oriskany Battle Monument Reported missing
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
71New 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
72New 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
73New 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
74New York, Oneida County, Oriskany Falls — Cassety Hollow
Settled in 1794 by Col. Thomas Cassety, who erected a grist mill here. Later renamed Oriskany FallsMap (db m146666) HM
75New York, Oneida County, Oriskany Falls — Stone Church
Built 1834 by the Congregational Society. Dedication sermon by Rev. O. Bartholomew. Early pastor Rev. John Cross.Map (db m146671) HM
76New York, Oneida County, Oriskany Falls — Utica, Clinton & Binghamton R.R.
Formed 1862. Completed from Utica to terminate at this site 1868. Extended south 1871.Map (db m169050) HM
77New 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
78New York, Oneida County, Remsen — Baron Steuben
← 2 Miles Tomb of Baron Steuben in State Memorial Park.Map (db m75945) HM
79New 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
80New York, Oneida County, Remsen — Capt. Simeon Woodruff
Circumnavigated globe with Capt. Cook. Leased this farm May 26, 1791 from Baron Steuben. Buried Capel Ucha CemeteryMap (db m75932) HM
81New 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
82New 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 dayMap (db m75937) HM
83New 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
84New 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
85New 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
86New 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
87New York, Oneida County, Remsen — Sacred Grove
is the name given in 1804 to these woods hallowed by associations with Baron Steuben, the American patriotMap (db m75921) HM
88New 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
89New 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
90New 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
91New 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
92New York, Oneida County, Remsen — Steuben State Memorial Park
Dedicated September 12, 1931 by Franklin D. Roosevelt, governor of New YorkMap (db m75914) HM
93New 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
94New 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
95New York, Oneida County, Remsen — This Park
was created in memory of Friedrich Wilhelm Baron Steuben, Major General in the War for IndependenceMap (db m75918) HM
96New 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
97New York, Oneida County, Rome — “Alley Oop”
Created in the 1940s, Alley Oop once stood watch outside the barracks of the former Rome Air Depot. Named after the prehistoric comic strip character, servicemen crafted the statue in their spare time to guard the facility. Thanks to the . . . Map (db m154124) HM
98New 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
99New 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 . . . Map (db m54179) HM
100New 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

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