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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Herkimer County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Herkimer 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 Herkimer County, NY (104) Fulton County, NY (143) Hamilton County, NY (16) Lewis County, NY (19) Montgomery County, NY (201) Oneida County, NY (189) Otsego County, NY (91) St. Lawrence County, NY (185)  HerkimerCounty(104) Herkimer County (104)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  LewisCounty(19) Lewis County (19)  MontgomeryCounty(201) Montgomery County (201)  OneidaCounty(189) Oneida County (189)  OtsegoCounty(91) Otsego County (91)  St.LawrenceCounty(185) St. Lawrence County (185)
Herkimer is the county seat for Herkimer County
Adjacent to Herkimer County, New York
      Fulton County (143)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Lewis County (19)  
      Montgomery County (201)  
      Oneida County (189)  
      Otsego County (91)  
      St. Lawrence County (185)  
 
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1New York, Herkimer County, Cold Brook — In Grateful Memory
On New York State Route 8, on the left when traveling east.
In Grateful Memory of These who Gave all In World War II Malcolm L. Blue Walter L. Bullock Worden D. Coffin Clyde W. Davis Burr DeWitt Lawrence J. Fitzpatrick Earl Nelson Irwin Harry F. Kested Walter J. Lamphier . . . Map (db m137092) WM
2New York, Herkimer County, Columbia Center — Masonic Lodge
On Jordanville Road (County Route 18) 0.2 miles east of Tooley Road, on the left.
Masonic Lodge Built by D. V. W. Golden 1812 for Warren Lodge No. 155 Organized March 4, 1807 Ceased paying dues 1818.Map (db m141366) HM
3New York, Herkimer County, Columbia Center — Petrie’s Corners
On Jordanville Road (County Route 18) at McKoons Road (County Route 101), on the right when traveling east on Jordanville Road.
Petrie’s Corners On route of scout Adam F. Helmer's famous run to warn settlers of German Flatts of approach of Brant's Indians September 17, 1778Map (db m141358) HM
4New York, Herkimer County, Dolgeville — Brockett's Bridge — 1829-1892
On East State Street (Route 29) at North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on East State Street.
Gave its name to this village on the military road. A hotel, post office , and Liberty Pole were nearby.Map (db m136740) HM
5New York, Herkimer County, Dolgeville — Culture • Hospitality
On North Main Street (New York State Route 167) just south of West State Street (New York State Route 29), on the left when traveling south.
Alfred Dolge December 22, 1848 — January 5, 1922 Industrialist, Inventor, Author and Progressive Businessman Died in Milan, Italy Buried in Dolgeville Cemetery — July 1922 Union Free School – Circa 1900 Dedicated October 15, 1887 . . . Map (db m147743) HM
6New York, Herkimer County, Dolgeville — Daniel Green — Company Factory Complex
On North Main Street (New York State Route 167) at Dolge Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street.
Built 1882-95 by A. Dolge entered Sept. 17, 1974 on the National Register of Historic Places Bicentennial ‘76Map (db m137930) HM
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7New York, Herkimer County, Dolgeville — Dolgeville War Memorial
On South Main Street (New York State Route 167) at Cramer Lane, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street.
Never will we forget... always will we honor the brave men and women who fought for our freedom. With love and pride, we dedicate this memorial to all who served in WW II, the Korean, Vietnam and Persian Gulf Wars.Map (db m157635) WM
8New York, Herkimer County, Dolgeville — Innovation • Industry
On North Main Street (New York State Route 167) just south of West State Street (New York State Route 29), on the left when traveling south.
Central Block & Barrett Block Circa 1910 Erected circa 1882 as Hugo Dolge Residence Erected 1909 as Barrett Block with U.S. Post Office on corner Daniel Green & Company Factory #1 1893 Erected 1888 as a 2-story horse stable 1893 — 3rd floor . . . Map (db m147745) HM
9New York, Herkimer County, Dolgeville — Municipal Building Annex — Former Home of Major D.B. Winton
On North Main Street (New York State Route 167) at Gibson Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
Municipal Building Annex Erected 1941 Raymond C. Mang, Mayor Board of Trustees Burt Jennings • Carter W. Borst • Glen Neeley • William F. Trumpowsky, Jr. • Charles W. Sullivan, Clerk-Attorney • Rosa F. Cronin, Treasurer • Jerry Gleason, . . . Map (db m147756) HM
10New York, Herkimer County, Eagle Bay — Glennmore Hotel
On Glenmore Road, 0.1 miles east of Glenmore Road Spur, on the right when traveling east.
On July 11, 1906, Chester Gillette and Grace Brown left here for a boat trip ending in her death and his 1908 execution for murder. Basis of "An American Tragedy"Map (db m35104) HM
11New York, Herkimer County, East Schuyler — New Petersburgh Fort
On Hwy 5 (New York State Route 5) 0.2 miles west of Moss Road, on the right when traveling east.
A stockade built and used by the pioneers of Schuyler prior to and during the American Revolution Map (db m32447) HM
12New York, Herkimer County, Fairfield — Fairfield Academy
On Hard Scrabble Road north of U.S. 29, on the right when traveling north.
Fairfield Academy was organized in 1802 when the community was an active local manufacturing center. The Board of Regents granted the academy a charter in 1803. A separate medical department became the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the . . . Map (db m137010) HM
13New York, Herkimer County, Fairfield — Fairfield Academy
On Hardscrabble Road at Academy Walk, on the right when traveling north on Hardscrabble Road.
On this campus Fairfield Academy was founded in 1802, the funds being raised by a committee headed by Captain Moses Mather. In 1803, it was incorporated by the Regents of the University of the State of New York and in 1812 the College of . . . Map (db m137177) HM
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14New York, Herkimer County, Fairfield — Maltanner Creek
On Southern Adirondack Trail (New York State Route 29) at Robinson Road, on the right when traveling west on Southern Adirondack Trail.
Named for Maltanner family, tenants ca, 1770, of Sir Wm. Johnson's Royal Grant extending between East and West Canada Creeks.Map (db m136747) HM
15New York, Herkimer County, Fairfield — Trinity Church
On Southern Adirondack Trail (New York State Route 29) east of Hard Scrabble Road, on the left when traveling west.
Organized Jan. 5, 1807. Consecrated by Bishop Moore "Mother Church" of local Episcopal Churches. National Register 1993.Map (db m136830) HM
16New York, Herkimer County, Frankfort — Heinrich Staring — Site of Home and Burial
On New York State Route 5 west of Triple Road, on the right when traveling west.
Montgomery County Delegate to Constitutional Ratification Convention at Poughkeepsie 17 June – 26 July 1788Map (db m138091) HM
17New York, Herkimer County, Frankfort — Henrich Staring — Site of Home — B. 1730 • D. 1808 —
On New York State Route 5 at Triple Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 5.
Captain 4th Regiment Tryon County Militia and 1st Judge of Court of Common Pleas of Herkimer CountyMap (db m138090) HM
18New York, Herkimer County, Frankfort — Mary Myers — 1859-1932 — "Carlotta The Lady Aeronaut" —
On Cemetery Street at Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling south on Cemetery Street.
Made many ballon ascensions and assisted her husband with aeronautic experimentsMap (db m137289) HM
19New York, Herkimer County, Frankfort — Potash Factory
On New York State Route 5, 0.2 miles east of Millers Grove Road, on the left when traveling east.
Near this site in 1764 Peter Hasenclever built an ashery which was the first frame building erected in the town of Schuyler.Map (db m138092) HM
20New York, Herkimer County, Frankfort — Steuben Memorial — Historic New York
Near NY Thruway (U.S. I-90), on the right when traveling west.
(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 m75979) HM
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21New York, Herkimer County, Frankfort — Utica Area — Historic New York
On NY Thruway (U.S. I-90), on the right when traveling west.
          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 m75978) HM
22New York, Herkimer County, Frankfurt — Balloon Farm
On Cemetery Street near Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling south.
Carlotta and Carl Myers invented and manufactured balloons here in the 1880's. Their balloon ascensions were attractions at fairs.Map (db m137291) HM
23New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — 1834 Jail
On North Main Street at Church Street, on the right when traveling south on North Main Street.
In 1906, Chester Gillette was held here during his famous trail for the murder of Grace Brown, basis for novel "An American Tragedy."Map (db m54314) HM
24New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — Early Village Burying Ground
On Park Place west of Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
Site of Early Village Burying Ground. Many graves were removed to Oak Hill Cemetery in 1897 to create Myers ParkMap (db m54316) HM
25New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — Fort Dayton
On Court Street east of North Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
This site was within the stockade of Fort Dayton which stood on a slight eminence about one hundred yards farther north. The fort was erected by Col. Elias Dayton in 1776, served as a military base during the . . . Map (db m54270) HM
26New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — Fred'ck Staring
On Park Place west of Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
Fred'ck Staring Known as Frederick Starns on VA Frontier; Lost sons & grandsons in Revolutionary War 1777-80; Patriarch of old Southern family Starn(e)sMap (db m54317) HM
27New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — 5 — General Herkimer Takes Command — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 —
On North Main Street at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on North Main Street.
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 Fort Dayton, near this . . . Map (db m54261) HM
28New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — General Nicolas Herrhheimer
On Park Place at Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Park Place.
Statue of General Nicolas Herrhheimer Gift of Hon. Warner Miller Placed on the boulder and presented to The Village of Herkimer by General Nicholas Herkimer Chapter D.A.R. In Memory of Those who have died for our . . . Map (db m54298) HM
29New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — 6 — Revolution in the Mohawk Valley — Herkimer County Historical Society — Fort Dayton —
On North Main Street at Court Street, on the left when traveling south on North Main Street.
[First Frame of Text]: Fort Dayton During the American Revolution the residents of this area were protected by Fort Dayton. It stood right here, in the area bounded by North Main, East German, North Washington and Court . . . Map (db m54273) HM
30New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — The Thirty-Fourth Regiment — New York State Volunteer Infantry — Colonel James A. Suiter —
On North Main Street south of Court Street, on the right when traveling north.
This tablet is erected by the people of the County of Herkimer in grateful remembrance of the valiant and distinguished services of the Thirty-Fourth Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion under the . . . Map (db m54320) HM
31New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — Where Lt. Solomon Woodworth and His Men Fell
On Smith Road north of Shells Bush Road (County Route 94), on the left when traveling north.
This monument marks the site where Lt. Solomon Woodworth and his men fell in battle on September 7th, 1781 during the Revolutionary War.Map (db m50828) HM
32New York, Herkimer County, Herkimer — Wohleben House
On New York State Route 5, 0.9 miles west of New York State Route 51, on the left when traveling east.
Palatine German Post and Beam Frame Farmhouse Wohleben House Circa 1760 Listed National and NYS Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m151329) HM
33New York, Herkimer County, Ilion — Challenger Memorial
On West Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
To the memory of those who placed country above self. January 28, 1986 Francis R. Scobee Michael J. Smith Ellison S. Onizuka Judith A. Resnik Ronald E. McNair Gregory B. Jarvis S. Christa McAuliffeMap (db m137293) HM
34New York, Herkimer County, Ilion — Ilion Great War Memorial
On West Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
This tablet records the devotion of the sons of Ilion who gave their service to their country in the Great World War. In the hour of need they made the supreme gift of themselves going to meet toil, privation, suffering and death with steady . . . Map (db m137315) WM
35New York, Herkimer County, Ilon — Ilon Civil War Memorial
On Otsego Street (New York State Route 51) at Morgan Street, in the median on Otsego Street.
1861-1865 In Memory Of Our Heroes Who Served In The Defence Of The UnionMap (db m142405) WM
36New York, Herkimer County, Jordanville — Public Library
On Main Street (New York State Route 167) at Hyde-Bell Lane, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Given to the community by the Robinson family. Dedicated by President Theodore Roosevelt on August 26, 1908.Map (db m141368) HM
37New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — A Bridge for Boats — The Little Falls Aqueduct
On Mohawk Street, on the left when traveling south on Mohawk Street.
The pile of rocks in front of you is all that is left of a massive 214-foot-long aqueduct that once carried water and canal boats across the Mohawk River, connecting the original Erie Canal to a boat basin on the Western Inland Lock Navigation . . . Map (db m131184) HM
38New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Benton Hall Academy — 1895
On East Main Street, on the left when traveling east.
Originally constructed in 1895 and completely reconstructed in 1997, Benton Hall is one of the oldest public school buildings still in use in New York StateMap (db m131122) HM
39New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Benton’s Landing — Nathaniel Benton — 1792-1869 —
Near Seeley Street near Mohawk.
Nathaniel Benton came to Little Falls as a War of 1812 veteran and opened a law office here in 1819. His young but flourishing practice enabled him to marry Sarah Britton and to build for her the fine Greek Revival home which now houses the W.C.A. . . . Map (db m131126) HM
40New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Brave Defenders — 1877
To the brave defenders of our UnionMap (db m131123) HM WM
41New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — David L. Bass — Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor — Battle of Fort Fisher —
On East Main Street, on the left when traveling west.
Citation: On board the U.S.S. Minnesota in action during the assault on Fort Fisher, 15 January 1865. Landing on the beach with the assaulting party from his ship, S/man Bass advanced to the top of the sand hill and partly through the breach . . . Map (db m131125) HM
42New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Fort Hendrick
On River Road (County Route 188) at New York State Route 5S, on the left when traveling east on River Road.
Ft. Hendrick 1754-1760 British post guarding Mohawk Castle. Named for King Hendrick killed at Lake George, Sept. 1755 N.Y. State Historical MarkerMap (db m57269) HM
43New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — 1 — From This Point — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 —
Near State Route 169 (New York State Route 169) east of General Herkimer Road.
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. From this point General . . . Map (db m75330) HM WM
44New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Gen. Nicholas Herkimer
Near New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road, on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated to the Memory of Gen. Nicholas Herkimer Revolutionary War Hero of The Mohawk ValleyMap (db m66088) WM
45New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — General Nicholas Herkimer
Near New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road, on the right when traveling north.
Gen. Nicholas Herkimer Died Aug. 17, 1777. Ten days after the battle of Oriskany, in which engagement he received wounds which caused his deathMap (db m66096) HM
46New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — General Nicholas Herkimer Monument
Near State Route 169 (New York State Route 169) east of General Herkimer Road, on the right when traveling north.
[Text on the North side of the memorial]: Herkimer [Text on the West side of the memorial]: Erected by the State of New York. 1896 [Text on the South side of . . . Map (db m57318) HM
47New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — General Nicholas Herkimer's Mansion
Near State Route 169 (New York State Route 169) east of General Herkimer Road.
Featured Text on Marker: Peace following the French and Indian War (1756-1763) provided security on the frontier, and in 1764, Nicholas Herkimer constructed the Georgian style mansion you see here. The house remained in the Herkimer . . . Map (db m75328) HM
48New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Herkimer Home State Historic Site
On New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road, on the right when traveling east.
Ambushed at Oriskany, General Nicholas Herkimer rallied and saved his nearly routed militia despite being wounded. An instant hero, he was carried to his home where he died on August 16, 1777.Map (db m66098) HM
49New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Herkimer Homestead Cemetery
Near New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road.
The grave of General Nicholas Herkimer remained unmarked until 1847, when a grandnephew purchased headstones for General Herkimer, his first wife Maria, and his brother and sister-in-law, George and Alida. In 1895, the State of New York purchased . . . Map (db m65980) HM
50New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Herkimer Little-Falls Area — Historic New York
On Interstate 90, 1 mile east of New York State Route 169, on the right when traveling east.
Where the Mohawk Valley narrows and pierces the ridge separating the Great Lakes from the Atlantic watershed were "The Little Falls," the first portage in travel up the river. Here lived the Canajoharie Indians, the Mohawk Upper Castle. The . . . Map (db m64986) HM
51New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Honor Roll
On John Street at East Main Street, on the right when traveling east on John Street.
. . . Map (db m131127) WM
52New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — 2 — In Memory of the Men — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 —
Near State Route 169 (New York State Route 169) east of General Herkimer Road.
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. To the memory of the men . . . Map (db m57308) HM
53New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Italian Oven — 1891-1893
On Furlan Road, 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 167, on the left when traveling west.
1891-1893 Italian oven used to feed Italian immigrant railroad workers building the Dolgeville to Little Falls RailroadMap (db m157628) HM
54New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — 82 — Lafayette's Tour — The Lafayette Trail Mapping the Farewell Tour —
On Seely Street at Mohawk Street, on the left when traveling east on Seely Street.
On June 11, 1825 General Lafayette passed through Little Falls on the Erie Canal. The aqueduct was illuminated in his honor.Map (db m209856) HM
55New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Lake Shore Limited Wreck
On Route 5 at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Route 5.
Site of New York Central Lake Shore Limited wreck of April 19, 1940 Erected by Gulf Curve Chapter, NRHS, in memory of 31 who died and those who labored to rescue survivors. Map (db m11351) HM
56New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Near East Main Street (New York State Route 169) at John Street, on the right when traveling west.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . Map (db m138674) HM WM
57New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Little Falls — Water Power for Sale/A Valley Corridor/Historic Sites and Community Services
On MoHawk Street at South Ann Street, on the right when traveling east on MoHawk Street.
Water Power for Sale The Little Falls of the Mohawk have been providing power for local mills and factories since 1770. An Industrial Center Over the centuries workers in Little Falls have created woolen and cotton knit . . . Map (db m131349) HM
58New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Mohawk River
Near New York State Route 169, on the right when traveling north.
Since roads were few and were usually poorly maintained, lakes, rivers, and steams became the highways of colonial America. The Mohawk River is a natural break in the Appalachian Mountain chain that runs from Maine to Georgia. It links the Hudson . . . Map (db m75974) HM
59New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Mohawk Upper Castle
On Dillenbeck Road (County Route 213) near New York State Route 5S.
Mohawk Upper Castle Archeological Site has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of . . . Map (db m57270) HM
60New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Molly Brant
On Timmerman Rd at New York State Route 5N, on the left when traveling east on Timmerman Rd.
Site of home 1/2 mile north. From there she saw the patriots led by Herkimer on march to Oriskany and sent warning to St LegerMap (db m208916) HM
61New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Nicholas Herkimer
Near New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road.
In 1760, Johan Jost Herkimer deeded 500 acres, including valuable river frontage, to his eldest son Nicholas. Nicholas kept the south portage road open to the carrying place and probably provided wagons, draft animals, and labor to unload the . . . Map (db m65981) HM
62New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — 8 — Revolution in the Mohawk Valley — Herkimer Home State Historic Site
Near New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road.
During the American Revolution, almost half of the military actions in New York State occurred along the strategic corridor of the Mohawk Valley. In 1777 British, Native American and Loyalist battalions attacked from the west and north. Defeats at . . . Map (db m66016) HM
63New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Route of the Little Falls Canal
On West Mill Street at Canal Place, on the right when traveling east on West Mill Street.
Route of the Little Falls Canal Completed November 17, 1795 to bypass the rapids of the Mohawk River. Erected November 17, 1995 Mohawk Valley Heritage CorridorMap (db m43090) HM
64New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Shaping the City — A Family Legacy
On South Ann Street near Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
The Burrell family were leading businessmen in Little Falls for generations. Their work as cheese producers, brokers, and suppliers helped to make this city a national center for the dairy industry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. . . . Map (db m131233) HM
65New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Site of The Battle of Oriskany — August 6, 1777 — Historic New York —
On NY Thruway (U.S. I-90), on the right when traveling west.
Oriskany Battlefield (Eight miles west of Utica)           The Battle of Oriskany was one of the bloodies engagements of the American Revolution. British and Indians here ambushed the Tryon County militia as they were marching to the relief of . . . Map (db m75970) HM
66New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — The Bateau
Near New York State Route 169, on the right when traveling north.
          The bateau (French word for boat) was the favored type of watercraft used to navigate the inland streams, rivers and lakes of New York in the 1700’s. As roads were few and those that were built were hard to travel due to ruts after rain, . . . Map (db m75976) HM
67New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — The Cheese Business — Supplying the Demand
On South Anne Street at Albany Street, on the right when traveling north on South Anne Street.
Over two hundred cheese-makers regularly attended the Little Falls cheese market on Ann St. Most of the cheese factories were located in Herkimer County north of the Mohawk River. Competition was brisk, so the highest prices were often paid. The . . . Map (db m131230) HM
68New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — The Italian Community Bake Oven — 1891-1893 — Listed on State and National Registers of Historic Places —
Near Furlan Road, 0.1 miles west of New York State Route 167, on the left when traveling west.
Alfred Dolge, area industrialist, used 50 teams of horses to import material to his Dolgeville manufacturing complex, 10 miles north of Little Falls. In 1891 realizing the potential economic benefit of a railroad connection between Dolgeville . . . Map (db m157632) HM
69New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — The Palatines
Near New York State Route 169 east of General Herkimer Road.
In 1710, nearly 3,000 Palatines came to the colony of New York. Originally from an area in southwestern Germany known as the Lower Palatinate, they were displaced when the French attacked and destroyed their lands. They first fled to Holland, then . . . Map (db m75322) HM
70New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — The Street Cheese Market — "Little Falls is the Greatest Place for Cheese"
On South Ann Street at Albany Street, on the right when traveling north on South Ann Street.
"The farmers bring in that article of consumption every Monday and so great is the rush that the police of the place are on duty all the time to preserve order and keep the streets free from obstruction. The cheese is shipped from here to New York . . . Map (db m131228) HM
71New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — The World's Best Cheddar — Herkimer County Cheese
On South Ann Street at Albany Street when traveling north on South Ann Street.
In the years after the Civil War, nearly half of all the cheese made in America came from New York State. The best came from Herkimer County cows that grazed on the limestone rich pastures of this region. Local cheese-makers were able to capture . . . Map (db m131222) HM
72New York, Herkimer County, Little Falls — Window on the Past
On South Ann Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on South Ann Street. Reported unreadable.
Main Street has always been the place to go in Little Falls for the necessities of life whether it’s something for the home, something to eat, or something to wear. Look east on Main Street from this sign(on your right) and you can still see the . . . Map (db m131128) HM
73New York, Herkimer County, Middleville — Fenner Farm
On New York State Route 169, on the left when traveling south.
Deed 1788 to "Major” Daniel Fenner of Adams, Mass.; wife Lydia Arnold. Later owners, George Fenner, Anson Fenner, Charlotte (Fenner) Arnold.Map (db m136718) HM
74New York, Herkimer County, Middleville — Middleville War Memorial
On South Main Street (New York State Route 169) at New York State Route 28, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
This memorial dedicated to the gallant men and women from our community who served their country in peace and war.Map (db m136834) WM
75New York, Herkimer County, Middleville — Veterans Memorial in Middleville
On North Main Street (New York State Route 28), on the right when traveling north.
In memory of all who have served our CountryMap (db m137090) WM
76New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — F.E. Spinner Home
On East Main Street, on the right when traveling west.
Herkimer Co. Sheriff 1834 Member of Congress 1854-60 Appointed Treasurer of the United States by Lincoln Served 1861-1875Map (db m137296) HM
77New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — Fort Herkimer
On Highway 5S, on the left when traveling east.
Site of home of Johan Jost, Herkimer ca. 1740 fortified 1756-57 military outpost During French & Indian and Revolutionary Wars Map (db m32461) HM
78New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — Fort Herkimer
On New York State Route 5S west of Plantation Road (County Route 212A), on the left when traveling east.
Fort Herkimer Stood 86 rods west of this church. It served as a place of refuge for the pioneers from attacks by the French and Indians, and during the War of the Revolution, with this church, as a place of defense and a . . . Map (db m57328) HM
79New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — 4 — Here Was Born Nicholas Herkimer — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 —
On New York State Route 5S west of Plantation Road, on the left when traveling east.
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. Here was born Nicholas . . . Map (db m57358) HM
80New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — Lieutenant Adam F. Helmer — Famous Mohawk Valley Scout
On New York State Route 5S west of Plantation Road, on the left when traveling east.
Lieutenant Adam F. Helmer Famous Mohawk Valley Scout On Aug. 6, 1777 carried military orders for General Nicholas Herkimer On Sept. 16, 1778 warned the settlers at German Flats of the approach of Joseph Brant and . . . Map (db m57361) HM
81New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — Mohawk War Memorial
On Route 5S at East Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Route 5S.
In honor and in memory of the men and women from the Mohawk area who served in the armed forces of the United States We Will Remember Map (db m137341) WM
82New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — Mohawk’s First Fire Station
On Columbia Street (New York State Route 28) at South Otsego Street, on the right when traveling south on Columbia Street.
1971 This marker is presented to the village by the Alexander Hose Company in memory of its deceased members and also to mark the location of Mohawk's first fire station. The bell was installed on the station for use as the village . . . Map (db m144212) HM
83New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — Mohawk’s First Public School
On Columbia Street (New York State Route 28), on the left when traveling south.
Built in 1809 on this site. Used as a school until 1853. Served as a church for five years. School stood in rear of property.Map (db m144210) HM
84New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — 3 — Site of Fort Herkimer — 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 —
On New York State Route 5S west of Plantation Road (County Route 212A), on the left when traveling east.
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 was the site . . . Map (db m57353) HM
85New York, Herkimer County, Mohawk — Trail of Scout
On West Main Street at Warren Road, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street.
Adam T. Helmer entering the Mohawk Valley to warn German Flatts of approach of Brant's Indians on September 17, 1778Map (db m137314) HM
86New York, Herkimer County, Newport — Benjamin Bowen House
On Main Street (New York State Route 28), on the right when traveling north.
One of the original settlers of Newport, NY. Federal Georgian Four-Square native limestone, circa 1812Map (db m137044) HM
87New York, Herkimer County, Newport — Linus Yale
On Main Street (New York State Route 28) near North Street, on the right when traveling north.
Octagonal house built about 1850 by Linus Yale, inventor of the Yale LockMap (db m137004) HM
88New York, Herkimer County, Newport — Masonic Temple — Newport Lodge #455
On New York State Route 28, on the right when traveling north.
Free and Accepted Masons Organized 1858 Erected building 1902 Dedicated 1903Map (db m137038) HM
89New York, Herkimer County, Newport — Newport Stone Arch Bridge
On Bridge Street, on the left when traveling west.
Built of native limestone in 1853, by Thomas Fox National Register 1992Map (db m137046) HM
90New York, Herkimer County, Newport — Newport War Memorials
On Main Street (New York State Route 28), on the right when traveling north.
center plaque: Dedicated to the Memory of Guy Bateman Daniel Toomey Theodore Morey Who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War left plaque: Dedicated to the memory of Kenneth Fischer Who made the . . . Map (db m137110) WM
91New York, Herkimer County, Newport — The Yale Lock
On Route 28, on the right when traveling north.
was first made by Linus Yale in a shop on this site 1847.Map (db m137002) HM
92New York, Herkimer County, Norway — Four Wars
On Newport-Gray Road (County Route 111) 0.1 miles north of Military Road, on the left when traveling north.
In this cemetery are the graves of soldiers of the Four Wars French-Indian, Revolution, War of 1812, Civil WarMap (db m151311) HM
93New York, Herkimer County, Norway — Norway Baptist Church — 1831-1997
On Newport-Gray Road (County Route 111) 0.1 miles south of Military Road, on the right when traveling south.
Builder Robert Crandall 1830 Dedicated Nov. 2002 as Norway History Center National Register 2007Map (db m151344) HM
94New York, Herkimer County, Norway — Old State Road
On Military Road at Newport-Gray Road (County Route 60), on the left when traveling west on Military Road.
Between Johnstown and Sacketts Harbor. Begun in 1803. Used as a military road during War of 1812.Map (db m151500) HM
95New York, Herkimer County, Norway — Town of Norway Honor Roll
On Military Road at Newport-Gray Road (County Route 111), on the right when traveling west on Military Road.
Honor Roll Members Of Town Of Norway Who Served In World War II Roger W. Agne Killed April 28, 1943 Frank J. Meade Killed In Action in France, Sept. 30,1944 John A. Weiss Missing In Action In Luzon, Philippines, Feb, . . . Map (db m151347) WM
96New York, Herkimer County, Old Forge — Old Forge, N.Y.
On New York State Route 28 at Fulton Street, on the right when traveling east on State Route 28.
These three iron parts of the old forge and this mill stone from the old grist mill were used by agents sent here by JOHN BROWN of RHODE ISLAND who acquired this tract in 1798. They were again used about 1817 on the south side of the river near this . . . Map (db m35553) HM
97New York, Herkimer County, Old Forge — Station Site
On New York State Route 28, 0.1 miles west of Lawrence Point Road, on the right when traveling west. Reported missing.
Here stood Fairview Station one of six flag stations on the Raquette Lake Railroad built to serve local camps and hotels along the lakes.Map (db m173163) HM
98New York, Herkimer County, Old Forge — Train Wreck
On New York State Route 28 just west of Train Wreck Point Road, on the right when traveling west.
Here on Nov. 9, 1913 train struck a log, derailed, and went over the cliff killing 3 of its crew.Map (db m77757) HM
99New York, Herkimer County, Salisbury — Bell Purchased 7 May 1831
On Southern Adirondack Trail (New York State Route 29) at Military Road, on the left when traveling west on Southern Adirondack Trail.
Bell purchased 7 May 1831 by the Baptist and Universalist Societies of Salisbury for the church erected in 1831 and occupied principally by the American Baptists. The church stood across the highway from 1831-1946 on the site of the present . . . Map (db m137089) HM
100New York, Herkimer County, Salisbury — John Faville
On Burrell Road (New York State Route 29), on the right when traveling west on Burrell Road.
Settled here about 1779. The first town meeting was organized in 1797 at Hacklet's Tavern on this property.Map (db m136978) HM

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