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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
”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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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