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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Washington County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Washington County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Washington County, NY (157) Essex County, NY (212) Rensselaer County, NY (153) Saratoga County, NY (482) Warren County, NY (154) Addison County, VT (72) Bennington County, VT (62) Rutland County, VT (93)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)  EssexCounty(212) Essex County (212)  RensselaerCounty(153) Rensselaer County (153)  SaratogaCounty(482) Saratoga County (482)  WarrenCounty(154) Warren County (154)  AddisonCountyVermont(72) Addison County (72)  BenningtonCounty(62) Bennington County (62)  RutlandCounty(93) Rutland County (93)
Fort Edward is the county seat for Washington County
Adjacent to Washington County, New York
      Essex County (212)  
      Rensselaer County (153)  
      Saratoga County (482)  
      Warren County (154)  
      Addison County, Vermont (72)  
      Bennington County, Vermont (62)  
      Rutland County, Vermont (93)  
 
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1New York (Washington County), Adamsville — Adamsville
Named in honor of President John Quincy Adams, who gave permission for a Post Office to be operated here, ca. 1825. At one time there was a hotel, store and several mechanic or trade shops located in this hamlet. All that remains is the . . . Map (db m181681) HM
2New York (Washington County), Argyle — Allen Cabin
The log cabin where all six of the Allen family and three slaves were killed, July 26,1777 by Leloup and his Indians was north of here.Map (db m58513) HM
3New York (Washington County), Argyle — Argyle, New York War Memorial
Top Inscription- Dedicated to the memory of the veterans of all wars police actions & conflicts in which our country has been involved. Inscription on the Bottom Plaque- In grateful remembrance of the patriots of the Town of . . . Map (db m139272) WM
4New York (Washington County), Argyle — Kilmer Mill
Built short distance West of here before Revolution. First settlement in Argyle Village and first grist mill within forty miles.Map (db m58533) HM
5New York (Washington County), Argyle — South Argyle United Presbyterian Church1785 - 1935
First Pastor Rev. Thomas Beveredge First Elders John McNeil John McKnight William Reid First Trustees Casper Bain William Robertson Robert Robertson David McKnight John Reid John Harsha Building is situated on the 160 acres deeded to the above . . . Map (db m58529) HM
6New York (Washington County), Argyle — Stone Arch Bridge
Reconstructured 1870 over original stone bridgeMap (db m129535) HM
7New York (Washington County), Argyle — The Family of John Allen
Nine persons were massacred about 100 yards east of here by a band of Indians attached to Burgoyne's army July 25,1777. The Cairn marks their burial place.Map (db m58512) HM
8New York (Washington County), Battenville — Battenville
Early home of Susan B. Anthony 1832-1839Map (db m131660) HM
9New York (Washington County), Buskirk — Buskirk's Red Covered Bridge
Buskirk's Red Covered Bridge Rehabilitated in 2004.Built Circa 1850 to Replace A Previous Bridge Built in 1804. This Crossing Served The Great Northern Turnpike Beginning In 1799. Map (db m13751) HM
10New York (Washington County), Buskirk — Reformed Dutch Church at Tiossiook
Organized May 2, 1792. Present building erected 1823. First pastor Rev. S. SmithMap (db m132507) HM
11New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Cambridge War MemorialsHonor Roll
In honor of the men and women who served their country in the 1917 - World War - 1919 names were not transcribedMap (db m133764) WM
12New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Checkered House
Site of the Checkered House built by James Cowden 1765. Baum's headquarters Aug. 13,1777 Continental hospital Aug.18,1777Map (db m58514) HM
13New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Continental RoadDi- On- On- Da- Wa- Ha Trail
Col. Baum's route from Ft. Miller to Bennington August 14,1777Map (db m58515) HM
14New York (Washington County), Cambridge — First Church in Cambridge Patent
Site of first church in Cambridge Patent Building started 1775 interrupted by Revolution Completed 1783Map (db m58517) HM
15New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Great Northern War Trailc. 1650-1700
Over which Indians led New England captives to Canada during Indian Wars.Map (db m88579) HM
16New York (Washington County), Cambridge — 693 — Hubbard Hall
Hubbard Hall opened in November 1878. Susan B. Anthony spoke to a full house at a Washington County women's suffrage convention held here in 1894.Map (db m160004) HM
17New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Old TurnpikeGrave- Yard 1756
Buried here are 40 Revolutionary soldiers and veterans of other wars.Map (db m58518) HM
18New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Old White Church Cemetery
Twenty Revolutionary War soldiers rest hereMap (db m129214) HM WM
19New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Sergeant Frederick W. Mausert, IIIB-1-7 United States Marine Corps — Medal of Honor —
For conspicuous gallantry at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as squad leader in the 1st Marine Division in action in Korea 12 September, 1951 with his company pinned down under murderous fire, Sergeant Mausert . . . Map (db m132511) HM WM
20New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Site of Skirmish
Site of Skirmish between Hessian troops and Cambridge settlers. Several patriots were taken prisoners, Aug. 15, 1777Map (db m58521) HM
21New York (Washington County), Cambridge — Whiteside Church
Erected 1800 by community. Whiteside families Large Conors. Rebuilt 1825Map (db m58526) HM
22New York (Washington County), Clarks Mills — 219 — River Crossing
On August 11, 1777, German Lt. Col. Friedrich Baum led his troops across the Batten Kill near here on an expedition to VermontMap (db m145149) HM
23New York (Washington County), Coila — The Coila United Presbyterian Church
Formerly the Associate Presbyterian Congregation of Cambridge. Organized August 13, 1785 First building erected on this site in 1786 Present building erected in 1833 First pastor - Rev. Thomas Beveridge During the first one hundred and . . . Map (db m156240) HM
24New York (Washington County), Eagle Bridge — Homestead of Grandma Moses
Homestead of Grandma Moses Anna Mary Robertson Moses 1860 - 1961 World Renowned Painter of Rural Life Map (db m37188) HM
25New York (Washington County), Eagle Bridge — Site of British Encampment
August 13, 1777 Col. Baum's forces camped hereMap (db m129396) HM
26New York (Washington County), Easton — Friends Log Meeting House
Surrounded by Burgoyne's Indian allies in 1777 but finding Friends unarmed stacked arms and attended meeting peaceably.Map (db m58511) HM
27New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Fort Ann Through History
1689 • Chevalier DeCallieries builds a small French fort in South Bay called "The Pickets." 1690 • Englishman Fitz John Winthrop's expedition camps in Fort Anne. 1692 • Winthrop builds the first fort at Fort Anne and calls it the . . . Map (db m147599) HM
28New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Fort Ann War Memorial / Henry Sartwell / Lester Archer
in grateful tribute to the men and women of the Town of Fort Ann who fought to defend our eternal freedoms.Map (db m136559) WM
29New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Fort Anne"Gateway to North"
Here stood five forts 1680 – 1777 on route between Lake Champlain & Hudson River.Map (db m59959) HM
30New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Fort Anne
On July 8, 1777, Patriot forces slowed advancing British forces and helped assure victory at Saratoga.Map (db m137866) HM
31New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Fort Anne First Baptist Church
Site of the First Baptist Church of Fort Anne Village. Erected 1874, destroyed by fire 1955. This fragment of the bell which rang also as the town clock bears date of purchase.Map (db m19854) HM
32New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Great Indian Warpath
Lake Champlain to Hudson River 1609 - 1777Map (db m58177) HM
33New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Lakes to Locks PassageThe Champlain Canal Region — Fort Ann —
The Village of Fort Ann sits here at Halfway Brook, midway along an Indian path made to travel between the Hudson River and Lake Champlain. European armies tramped along this route between 1690 and 1760, building fortifications near here for each of . . . Map (db m147600) HM
34New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Old Powder House Fort Ann
Old Powder House used during French and Indian Wars and Revolutionary War.Map (db m58088) HM
35New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Old Well
Used in Fort site. Built before the Revolutionary War by Queen Anne of England.Map (db m58087) HM
36New York (Washington County), Fort Ann — Oldest House
Built before 1800, owned successively by Moore, Pike and Shipman families.Map (db m155124) HM
37New York (Washington County), Fort Anne — Battle Hill
At this pass was fought the Battle of Fort Anne July 8 – 1777 Here Burgoyne was first checked in his victorious march by a fierce all day battle with the Americans which delayed the British and made possible their defeat at Saratoga. . . . Map (db m89662) HM
38New York (Washington County), Fort Anne — Frank A. MooreMemorial Highway
Dedicated to the memory of Frank A. Moore 1905-1978. A member of Washngton County Board of Supervisors for 32 years he served on the Highway Committee for 24 years, 11 of those as chairman. His great interest and efforts were directed . . . Map (db m136541) HM
39New York (Washington County), Fort Anne — Half-Way Creek
Used in French and Indian & Revolutionary Wars for transport of supplies.Map (db m58086) HM
40New York (Washington County), Fort Anne — Old Stone House Library
The Old Stone House Library has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m89708) HM
41New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Duer House
¼ M. → Duer House British Headquarters Aug. 14 – Sept. 10, 1777Map (db m56876) HM
42New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Fort Edward1755
Great Carrying Place Fort Nicholson 1709 Fort Lydius 1731 Fort Lyman 1755Map (db m9270) HM
43New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Fort Edward War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who have served in the wars engaged in by the United States and especially those who gave their lives.Map (db m133995) WM
44New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Fort Miller
On the opposite side of the river Fort Miller built during French and Indian War.Map (db m9297) HM
45New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — NY-11 — 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 . . . Map (db m56843) HM
46New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — NY-11½ — 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 m9785) HM
47New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Gen. Schuyler's Intrenchments
Headquarters of American Army after evacuation of Fort Edward July 1777Map (db m58077) HM
48New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Gen. Washington
In the summer of 1783. General George Washington was in the township of Kingsbury, while on a tour of northern battlefields.Map (db m9342) HM
49New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Gen. Washington
In the summer of 1783, General George Washington was a guest here at Sherwood’s House or Tavern, while on a tour of area battlefields.Map (db m9348) HM
50New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Jane McCrea
Killed on 27 July 1777, a short distance to the south of this spot. Her death helped to defeat General Burgoyne at Saratoga.Map (db m9235) HM
51New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Jane McCrea
← Original burial place of Jane McCrea July 28, 1777Map (db m19743) HM
52New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Jane McCreaFort Edward, NY — July 27th, 1777 —
Jane McCrea was a Fort Edward area resident in 1777 during the Saratoga Campaign. With the approach of the British army, Jane’s brother, Colonel John McCrea a supporter of the Patriot cause, evacuated his farm on the West bank of the Hudson River, . . . Map (db m134108) HM
53New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Judge William Duer
→ Site of home Judge William Duer statesman and patriotMap (db m56878) HM
54New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Major Robert Rogers
Founder and Commanding Officer of Rogers' Rangers in the French and Indian War. Author, in October of 1757 on this site, of the Rules of Ranging, which have been in use by the U.S. Army since that time. Rogers' Rangers Standing . . . Map (db m18108) HM
55New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Memorial to Jane McCrea
Memorial to Jane McCrea massacred near this spot by the Indians July 27, 1777. Erected by the Jane McCrea Chapter, D.A.R. 1901Map (db m9237) HM
56New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Northeast Bastion
Near here was Northeast Bastion part of outworks Fort Edward 1755Map (db m9271) HM
57New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Fort Edward
This boulder marks the site of Old Fort Edward 1755 – 1780 Erected by the Jane McCrea Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1914Map (db m9266) HM
58New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Fort House Museum
This 1772 residence hosted Generals Schuyler, Washington, and Arnold. It also served as a courthouse and a tavern. Revolutionary War Heritage TrailMap (db m11762) HM
59New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Military Road
Below here Old Military Road ran diagonally up this hill 1755 – 1777Map (db m15693) HM
60New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Moat
Remains of Old Moat part of outworks Fort Edward 1755Map (db m9346) HM
61New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Progenitors of Independence
This monument is dedicated to the members of the British expeditionary forces stationed at Fort Edward and Rogers Island during the French and Indian Wars. 1755 - 1763 -Progenitors of Independence-Map (db m17793) HM
62New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island
Bivouac Area Major Robert Rogers and his ten Ranger Companies during the French and Indian Wars 1755 - 1759 Site of Fort Nicholson           1709 Fort Lydius                 1731 Fort Lyman           . . . Map (db m17776) HM
63New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NYThe Flood of 1913 & Concrete Barges
The Hudson River several times threatened the existence of our community - floods occurred in 1833, 1843, 1869, 1893, and 1913. During the 1893 flood the lower part of the Island washed away. The flood in the spring of 1913 was the most . . . Map (db m134609) HM
64New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NYA History of the Island
”The Island has had many names – Great Island, Munro’s Island, Roger’s Island, Freeman’s Island and others.” Narratives of Old Fort Edward, Anne E. Brislin. Again known as Rogers Island, the Island has a long and . . . Map (db m134628) HM
65New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island -- Fort Edward, NYRogers' Rangers
"These volunteers I formed into a company by themselves, and took the more immediate command and management of them to myself; and for their benefit and instruction reduced into writing the following rules or plan of discipline, which, on various . . . Map (db m134563) HM
66New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Sixteen Soldiers
This monument is erected to commemorate the sacrifice of the lives of Sixteen Soldiers who were massacred July, 1758, by a band of hostile Indians in the park which was then only a path in the wilderness. The sixteen soldiers, with a teamster, a . . . Map (db m9341) HM
67New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Smyth House
Erected by Patrick Smyth about 1767 of timber taken from Fort Edward. The first tavern and scene of the first court in Charlotte County. Headquarters of Schuyler – Arnold – Burgoyne – Stark – 1777. Oldest house in . . . Map (db m9357) HM
68New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Empire State TrailAt Fort Edward
Fort Edward Fort Edward was known to native Americans as "The Great Carrying Place” because it was the starting point of a portage between the Hudson River and Lake Champlain. From this point, the Hudson River was no longer navigable to the . . . Map (db m185962) HM
69New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Grave of Duncan Campbell & Jane McCrea
The Grave of Duncan Campbell & Jane McCrea are just within and to the left of this gateway.Map (db m9343) HM
70New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort EdwardPresent Day
Historically, the Hudson River has proven to be a valuable source of power for manufacturing purposes. The General Electric Company (GE) established a manufacturing plant, which originally produced parts for World war II bombers. After the war, the . . . Map (db m134179) HM
71New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort EdwardNative Americans
Archaeological excavations in the Fort Edward region have shown that Native Americans have lived here for at least 8,000 years, and probably as long as 11,000-12,000 years. The Hudson River, as well as several lakes and streams in the area supplied . . . Map (db m134456) HM
72New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NYIndustrial Growth
The natural features of the Hudson River, especially its falls, are largely responsible for the region’s industrial development. In 1765, Albert Baker settled along this part of the river and created the area’s first water-powered mill. Iron . . . Map (db m134633) HM
73New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NYThe Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
The area on the Hudson River which is now known as Fort Edward was once positioned between the British Colonies to the south, and the colonies of New France to the north. In the mid-eighteenth century, tensions between the British and French were . . . Map (db m134641) HM
74New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NYEuropean Encounter
The European exploration of the Hudson River began in 1609 as Henry Hudson, an Englishman, sailed north to Albany and beyond. Working for the Dutch East India Company, Hudson sought a northern passage to India and while he was unsuccessful, the . . . Map (db m134642) HM
75New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Island
Barracks     Hospital Brick – kiln 1755Map (db m19856) HM
76New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Patt Smyth House
Fort Edward lay on the shipping route between New York City and Canada via the Hudson River and Lakes George and Champlain. The British colonial government fortified it in 1755 during the French and Indian War. Patt Smyth came to oversee the fort . . . Map (db m11764) HM
77New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Welcome To The Feeder Canal Historic Locks
Welcome to the Feeder Canal Historic Locks The Glens Falls Feeder Canal was placed on the State and National Registers of Historical Places in 1985. The Five Combination Locks: The original wooden locks on the Feeder Canal . . . Map (db m185967) HM
78New York (Washington County), Fort Miller — Lakes to Locks PassageThe Great Northeast Journey — Champlain Canal Region —
Lakes to Locks Passage takes you through a spectacular landscape laden with history,. Follow this map to find your way through four story-filled regions that connect the historic waters of Lake Champlain and Lake George with the Champlain Canal . . . Map (db m186011) HM
79New York (Washington County), Granville — Bishops CornersGranville Village — 1780-1980 —
The Village of Granville, incorporated in 1885, traces its roots to "Bishops Corners”, a pioneer settlement begun here in 1780 by John Champion Bishop, his wife Abigail Reynolds, and their children. The Bishops purchased 2,000 acres within . . . Map (db m131723) HM
80New York (Washington County), Granville — Erected 1784
The first Baptist Church in the Town of GranvilleMap (db m181682) HM
81New York (Washington County), Granville — Erected 1789
The first congregational church in the Town of GranvilleMap (db m131725) HM
82New York (Washington County), Granville — Friends Meeting House
Erected 1806 beside church site of log school. House of Friends later a district school.Map (db m131742) HM
83New York (Washington County), Granville — Granville Veterans Memorial Park
Dedicated to all those who served their country honorably in time of need est 1964Map (db m131707) WM
84New York (Washington County), Granville — Village of Granville
Settled in the 1780’s. Incorporated 1885. A center for agriculture and slate operations with a diversity of ethnic culturesMap (db m131704) HM
85New York (Washington County), Greenwich — 220 — Baum Encampment
On August 11, 1777, German Lt. Col. Friedrich Baum and his troops camped here by two houses opposite the estate of Gen. SchuylerMap (db m133073) HM
86New York (Washington County), Greenwich — Breastworks of General Fellows
Facing Burgoyne's camp across the RiverMap (db m58510) HM
87New York (Washington County), Greenwich — British Army Camp
Site of British Army camp before crossing Hudson. Later occupied by General Fellows' ContinentalsMap (db m58082) HM
88New York (Washington County), Greenwich — Captain Furnival's Battery
Site of Captain Furnival's Battery Commanding Marshall house and river crossing. N.Y. State Historical marker 1927Map (db m58084) HM
89New York (Washington County), Greenwich — Gen. Washington
In the summer of 1783, General George Washington was in the township of Greenwich, while on a tour of northern battlefields.Map (db m19742) HM
90New York (Washington County), Greenwich — In Memory Of
A.M. Cook Post 326 G.A.R. Greenwich, N.Y. And all Resident Veterans Of the Civil WarMap (db m131684) WM
91New York (Washington County), Greenwich — Old Continental Road
Over which a detachment of Burgoyne’s army under Col. Baum passed on its way to Bennington, VT Aug. 13, 1777.Map (db m132512) HM
92New York (Washington County), Greenwich — Position of Burgoyne's Bridge
Position of Burgoyne's bridge of boats on which he crossed the HudsonMap (db m58081) HM
93New York (Washington County), Greenwich — Underground Railroad Stops in Union VillageThe Abolition Movement and Underground Railroad — Greenwich, New York —
Greenwich, known as Union Village from 1809 to 1867, played a significant role in the history of the Anti-Slave Movement and the Underground Railroad. Many families in Union Village and surrounding area provided a safe haven for slaves heading . . . Map (db m172612) HM
94New York (Washington County), Greenwich — World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Thompson who served their country in two World Wars (List of people that served) Korean Conflict (List of people that served)Map (db m58085) WM
95New York (Washington County), Hartford — Civil War Enlistment Center
65 of 134 Civil War Veterans enlisted here in Co. E 123 Regt. N.Y.S. Vol. Aug. 22, 1862Map (db m63515) HM
96New York (Washington County), Hartford — Civil War Mound and Urn
Erected to honor the 23 Hartford men who died while in service Mound erected 1897 Urn placed 1910 22nd Infantry: John Miner, George Minor, James Wythe; 16th Artillery: John Burton, Albert Higley; 93rd Infantry: John Hughes, William Orcutt; 123rd . . . Map (db m137912) WM
97New York (Washington County), Hartford — Clinton Gift
Gov. Clinton gave this land to Baptist Society, 1798. Log Meeting House, 1788, stood 50 feet to the south, church erected here, 1805.Map (db m63514) HM
98New York (Washington County), Hartford — Site of Old Mills
I. Norton built dam 1814 Downs Clothing Works Woodell Starch Mill 1866 Daicy Cabinet Works 1870 Higby Tannery below 1818Map (db m61515) HM
99New York (Washington County), Hebron — Hebron School District No. 16
Hebron District 16 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012 by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m132226) HM
100New York (Washington County), Hudson Falls — Coal Silos
Built by Griffin Lumber Co. fall 1906. Each silo held a different grade of coal. Built using cement blocks invented by Griffin Lumber.Map (db m131688) HM

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May. 18, 2022