Built by Sir William Johnson, Bart. in 1742. Occupied by him from 1742 to 1763, and by his son Sir John Johnson (who was, himself knighted in 1735 end became baronet at his fathers death July 11th, 1774) from 1763 to 1774.
In Memory . . . — — Map (db m162358) HM
Sir William's house and gardens at Fort
Johnson were surrounded by acres of fields
growing wheat, peas, corn and vegetables for
export trade as well as local consumption.
The estate also contained fruit orchards.
Johnson ordered a variety of . . . — — Map (db m162360) HM