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

Clickable Map of Saratoga 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> Saratoga County, NY (492) Albany County, NY (346) Fulton County, NY (143) Hamilton County, NY (16) Montgomery County, NY (199) Rensselaer County, NY (155) Schenectady County, NY (163) Warren County, NY (160) Washington County, NY (157)  SaratogaCounty(492) Saratoga County (492)  AlbanyCounty(346) Albany County (346)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  MontgomeryCounty(199) Montgomery County (199)  RensselaerCounty(155) Rensselaer County (155)  SchenectadyCounty(163) Schenectady County (163)  WarrenCounty(160) Warren County (160)  WashingtonCounty(157) Washington County (157)
Ballston Spa is the county seat for Saratoga County
Ballston is in Saratoga County
      Saratoga County (492)  
      Albany County (346)  
      Fulton County (143)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Montgomery County (199)  
      Rensselaer County (155)  
      Schenectady County (163)  
      Warren County (160)  
      Washington County (157)  
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1New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — 1772 House
Built by Eliphalet Kellogg. Had settlers' baking ovens. Indians captured children and tortured them. Kellogg was Revolutionary Patriot.Map (db m129051) HM
2New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — 1780 Invasion
Home of Tyrannis Collins, militia captain under Gordon, raided by British & Indians. North of here all rebel men captured & houses burnedMap (db m127153) HM
3New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Angus McDearmid
Banished from Scotland. British and Indians visited on eve of 1780 invasion. Angus saw demon apparition, hence Devil’s Lane - 1786.Map (db m127421) HM
4New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Ballston Site Of
Site Of Rev. Ball's Log Church-1771 Ballston Town Commons-1774 Stockaded Fort-1775 Red Meeting House-1780 Ballston Academy-1804 Map (db m92682) HM
5New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Beriah Palmer
Site of Home Beriah Palmer Supervisor Ballston 1790-01 Member of Assembly 1793-95 Member of Congress 1803-05 Surrogate Saratoga County 1808-12 Map (db m92683) HM
6New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Briggs Cemetery
Founder Rev. Eliphalet Ball, Patriots James Cordon, Samuel McCrea, Michael Middlebrook, Godrge Scott, Lemuel Wilcox, Col GregoryMap (db m127136) HM
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7New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Calvary Episcopal Church
Founded By Dr. Edward Davis May 7, 1849. First Service In This Building Was Christmas Eve, 1849. Map (db m92737) HM
8New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Christ Episcopal Church
Site of first Episcopal church in Saratoga County. Erected 1792, removed to Ballston Spa 1817Map (db m127386) HM
9New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — E. Hubbell 1831
Late Federal style home of Edmond Hubbell and Mary Hubbell. Mr. Hubbell operated a woolen cloth manufactory on the Mourning Kill until ca. 1850Map (db m127128) HM
10New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Edmund Jennings
Built log cabin here 1775. Revolutionary War patriot fought at Bemis Heights Brick front built c. 1820 Later owned by Robert Speir.Map (db m127404) HM
11New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Eliphalet Ball1722-1797 — Site of original home —
Founder, Ballston, 1770. Established first real settlement in BallstonMap (db m127124) HM
12New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Hawkwood MansionThe Early Years
The foundation at which you are now standing was probably built in the 1790's as the basis for a mansion owned by Henry Walton. We have no pictures of the original building but can assume it looked somewhat like this picture from the late 1800's. . . . Map (db m134003) HM
13New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Hawkwood MansionThe Later Years
Top Left This is an undated picture from the collection of the Theuner family. They owned the property for a short time in the 1920's. Note the porch lanterns, probably fueled by acetylene. This was the first house in town to have working . . . Map (db m134007) HM
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14New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Hawkwood Mansion
In this area were located many outbuildings, barns, the servants' house, and an outhouse. Nothing remains of most of these except some foundations but they attest to a thriving farm over the years. Many of the surrounding fields were . . . Map (db m202049) HM
15New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Home of Samuel Young
Member of Assembly 1814 Speaker of Assembly 1815 State Senator 1819, 33, 34, 35, 45, 47 Candidate for Governor of N.Y. 1825. Died here 1850Map (db m127130) HM
16New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Inn of William Bettys
This Building Was A Public Inn During the Revolution. William Bettys, Proprietor Map (db m92679) HM
17New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — James Gordon
Home of James Gordon Colonel Revolutionary War Member of Assembly, State Senator First Supervisor Town Ballston Member of Congress Washington visited here 1783Map (db m127216) HM
18New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — John Clinton
1721-1785 bought 900 acres here 1772, some underwater He & John Jr.were militiamen fought at Saratoga. Son married Mary Scribner 1773 Map (db m129053) HM
19New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Kingsley Inn
Established 1795 By William Kingsley Tavern On Stagecoach Route Halfway Between Ballston Spa And Schenectady Map (db m92738) HM
20New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Larkin House
Built On Indian Trail In Late 1700's. Larkin Family Farm For Generations. Road Paved By Prisoners From Comstock Prison in the 1930's. Map (db m92740) HM
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21New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Larkins Corners
Farms of Uriah Gregory, S. Sears & Nathaniel Booth - Daniel Larkin. Near here Davis Cheese factory and original Curtis Lumber Co.Map (db m130151) HM
22New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — McDonalds Site
At Shore of Ballston Lake ½ Mile From This Spot Brothers Michael And Nicholas McDonald Built Log Cabin in 1763. Map (db m92680) HM
23New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Pioneer Farm
Built c. 1780 on edge of deep forest. Owned by John & Lucy Tibbets. Often visited by Indians. Later abandoned & used for potato storage.Map (db m129239) HM
24New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Scribner Home
Zaccheus Scribner settled 1773. Sons Aaron and Thadeus served in the militia. Thadeus was Ballston's 1st mail carrierMap (db m129035) HM
25New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Stephen White
Settled Here-1771. Served As Cpt. in Militia. Taken By British. Wife, Phebe Was Town Midwife. House Was Social Center. He Died 1793. Map (db m92681) HM
26New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Stevens School
Built in 1916 For Burnt Hills Ballston Lake 1st Consolidated And 2nd Centralized District In New York State Map (db m92726) HM
27New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Trip-Hammer
Site of water-powered forge shop and residence of Sylvester Blood (1785-1866) and wife, Loretta. Shop made scythes and axes until 1825Map (db m127127) HM
28New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Waterman House
Home of Asa Waterman- Revolutionary War officer. He captured Tories and fought at Bemis Heights. Family farm for generations.Map (db m39490) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022