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

Clickable Map of Montgomery 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> Montgomery County, NY (201) Fulton County, NY (143) Herkimer County, NY (104) Otsego County, NY (91) Saratoga County, NY (496) Schenectady County, NY (166) Schoharie County, NY (138)  MontgomeryCounty(201) Montgomery County (201)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HerkimerCounty(104) Herkimer County (104)  OtsegoCounty(91) Otsego County (91)  SaratogaCounty(496) Saratoga County (496)  SchenectadyCounty(166) Schenectady County (166)  SchoharieCounty(138) Schoharie County (138)
Fonda is the county seat for Montgomery County
Amsterdam is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (201)  
      Fulton County (143)  
      Herkimer County (104)  
      Otsego County (91)  
      Saratoga County (496)  
      Schenectady County (166)  
      Schoharie County (138)  
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1New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — "Mother Lake"
Leonora Barry-Lake 1849 - 1930 Millhand Elected Knights of Labor National Head. Credited for First Mill Inspection Law. George E. Pataki, Governor Map (db m77591) HM
2New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — 1964 Bell UH-1D Iroquoi “Huey”
The most widely used military helicopter, the Bell UH-1 series Iroquois, better known as the “Huey,” began arriving in Vietnam in 1963. Before the end of the conflict, more than 5,000 of these versatile aircraft were introduced into Southeast Asia. . . . Map (db m168955) HM
3New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — 5th Ward War Memorial
To perpetuate the names of those members of the community who served in the armed forces of our Country during World War II 1941-1945 In Memoriam Andrew Zepetelli Anthony Petitti Edward Meyers John Lenahan Harold . . . Map (db m137348) WM
4New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Adriucha
Site of first mill west of Schenectady 1700. Land purchased 1600 by Philip DeGroot family. Land part of Comfort PatentMap (db m130693) HM
5New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Amsterdam World War Memorial
In memory of those who served in the World War 1914’-1918. Let us serve our country in peace as they did in war. Roll of Veterans names was not transcribedMap (db m136956) WM
6New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Center of Operations
Guy Park, Guy Johnson's manor house, was built here because boats on the Mohawk River offered the best way to move goods and people during the 1700s. Successive waves of transportation improvements - Mohawk Turnpike, Erie Canal, railroads, and Barge . . . Map (db m152505) HM
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7New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Chuctanunda Terrace SiteErie Canal National Heritage Corridor — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Native Americans have been visiting the site for nearly 5,000 years, drawn to this location by the rich resources of the Mohawk River and the Chuctanunda Creek North, and the animals and plants that flourished on their banks. The site was visited . . . Map (db m97442) HM
8New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Claus Mansion200 Ft South
Built 1762 by Sir Wm. Johnson for his daughter Nancy. [It] stood between the river and the present railroad track.Map (db m136954) HM
9New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Donato (Dan) Persico, Chief T/M
Submarine Combat World War II United States USS Squalus 192 Donato (Dan) Persico, Chief T/M A Survivor of the Submarine U.S.S. Squalus, which sank on May 23, 1939 off the coast of Portsmouth, NH. A faulty main induction valve caused . . . Map (db m47494) HM
10New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Green Hill Cemetery
Green Hill Cemetery Established 1857 Victorian Rural Cemetery Designed by Burton A. Thomas N.Y.S. & National Registers of Historical Places 2005Map (db m88511) HM
11New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Guy ParkRevolutionary War Heritage Trail Reported missing
Guy Johnson came from Ireland in 1756 to work for his uncle, William Johnson. He became Deputy of Indian Affairs and took over as the Superintendent upon Sir William's death in 1774. During the French & Indian Wars, Guy was a colonel in the local . . . Map (db m58970) HM
12New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Guy Park, 1766
Built by Sir William Johnson for daughter, Molly, wife of Col. Guy Johnson. Johnsons left for Canada in 1775.Map (db m50053) HM
13New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Hurricana Stock Farm
1880 Hurricana Stock Farm Created By Stephen Sanford, Gentleman, Industrialist, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist. Hurricana Boasted Winners In Nearly Every Stakes Race at Nearby Saratoga, As Well as The 1916 Kentucky Derby . . . Map (db m95887) HM
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14New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — James Allin Inn
This Tablet is Erected by the Montgomery County Historical Society. To mark The James Allin Inn where was held the initial meeting for the organization of the Town of Amsterdam on the first Tuesday in April 1794. Also where the name of The Village . . . Map (db m58951) HM
15New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — 477 — Kirk Douglas
Film legend born Dec. 9, 1916 to immigrant parents living at 46 Eagle St. Rose from poverty to appear in over 90 films in Hollywood.Map (db m138040) HM
16New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Manny’s Corners CemeteryAbout 1790
Contains graves of four Revolutionary soldiers.Map (db m130669) HM
17New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — North American T-2 Buckeye United States Naval Test Pilot School
A T-2C Buckeye, assigned to the United States Naval Test Pilot School at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) provides instruction to experienced pilots, flight officers, and engineers in the . . . Map (db m141050) HM
18New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Old Manny Inn
Was on lot 8, sub-division of lot 1 of the 13th patent. Sold to Gabriel Manny 1804. Came into possession of Ross family in 1839.Map (db m130787) HM
19New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Pettengill Home
Site of Pettengill Home Saumel Pettingill, Capt. 5th Co. Third Tryon County Militia, Killed in Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, 1777. House Burned in Raid, 1780. Map (db m47414) HM
20New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Pvt. Frank J. Sirchia MemorialDedicated in Memory of All Veterans
In honor of Frank J. Sirchia Born March 1, 1924 Killed in action June 6, 1944 on the Normandy Beachhead in France 29th Infantry DivisionMap (db m137662) WM
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21New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Queen Anne Parsonage
Built 1712 for use of missionaries to Mohawk Indians. Here in 1775 Rev. J. Stuart & J. Brant translated in Mohawk the gospel of St. Mark.Map (db m213140) HM
22New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Sanford Mansion
Home of Stephen Sanford Industrial Pioneer, Rugmaker and Philanthropist c. 1860 Donated by John Sanford for Amsterdam City Hall 1932Map (db m11611) HM
23New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Sweet Canal Store
»————› Built circa 1850 to service Barges on Erie Canal, served As store and forwarding Warehouse for goods shipped Across river to Amsterdam Map (db m50148) HM
24New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — This is Mohawk CountryHistoric New York
The majestic Mohawk Valley has been the scene of many key events which have helped to shape the character and destiny of New York State and the nation. This was once the home of the proud Mohawks, one of the main tribes of the powerful six-nation . . . Map (db m130806) HM
25New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — Town of Florida Veterans Memorial
In Honor of All Who Served Back Face: Lest We Forget. In the final choice, a soldier’s pack is not so heavy a burden as a prisoner’s chains – President Dwight D. Eisenhower Eternal Vigilance is the Price of . . . Map (db m140810) WM
26New York, Montgomery County, Amsterdam — 44 — Widow Susan Road — Legends & Lore —
Legend of Susan DeGraff, widow of Harmanus, died 1848. Passersby see her crying Ghost Searching for husband's grave.Map (db m152466) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023