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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Glenville

 
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Glenville, New York and Vicinity
    Schenectady County (160)
    Albany County (332)
    Montgomery County (192)
    Saratoga County (460)
    Schoharie County (113)
 
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1New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — A Former Lake
Just north of these gravel knolls is the basin of a postglacial lake. Here men of an Arctic type once lived and hunted — Map (db m127351) HM
2New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — A Notable Home
Here about 1720 stood the first house in this part of the valley. Home of seven generations of the Van Eps family. — Map (db m129706) HM
3New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Alplaus
Formerly “Aal Plaats” from Dutch meaning “place of eels.” French and Indians camped at Alplaus Creek on the eve of Schenectady Massacre 1690. — Map (db m125364) HM
4New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Beukendaal. 1748
Dutch Word Meaning Beechdale. DeGraff House Where 40 Schenectady Militia Fought Off French- Indian Raiding Party Town of GlenvilleMap (db m104952) HM
5New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Cement Mill
Here, 1825-45, stood the kiln and mill of John Van Eps & Sons, making the first hydraulic cement in this part of the state — Map (db m130684) HM
6New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Fall Tree Kill
Named by the first settlers of the region. Here, his primitive bridge a fallen tree, the red man crossed this stream — Map (db m127354) HM
7New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — First Church in Glenville
First Church In Glenville Built 1785, Here Stood The "Church At The Woestina" (Church In The Wilderness) Removed To Rotterdam 1812 — Map (db m105176) HM
8New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Hoffmans Ferry
Here About 1790 Harmanus Vedder Established A Ferry Which Bore His Name Until 1835 When The Ferry Rights Were Bought By J. Hoffman — Map (db m105177) HM
9New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Josias Swart Homestead
Called the sixth flat, Josias Swart, b. 1653, received a deed from the Trustees of Schenectady August 5, 1713 — Map (db m130345) HM
10New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Kinaquariones
Site of archaic Algonkian village. Its corn pits yet remains. Through this vale ran a great and ancient path, trod by many races. — Map (db m130339) HM
11New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Primitive Path
Here ran a great and well-beaten path by the archaic Algonkin and other nations, going between the sea coast and the interior — Map (db m127348) HM
12New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Primitive Path
Here ran a great and well-beaten path used by the archaic Algonkin and other nations, going between the sea coast and interior — Map (db m127353) HM
13New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Sacandaga Road
New York Sacandaga Road Cut Through The Primitive Forest By Early Settlers Along An Indian Trail Leading To The Sacandaga Region And Canada. — Map (db m104957) HM
14New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Sacandaga Road
Cut through primitive forest by early settlers along an Indian trail leading Sacandaga Region and Canada — Map (db m126936) HM
15New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Schenectady County Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m149031) WM
16New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Seeley House
Farm of John F. Seeley, 19th Century broom corn grower, broom manufacturer. First bridge erected here in 1855 by Volney Freeman — Map (db m125398) HM
17New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Site of a Tavern
New York Site Of A Tavern Kept By Nicholas S. Van Patten. First Glenville Town Meeting Held Here Jan. 2, 1821 — Map (db m104983) HM
18New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — The Beukendaal Battle
1748         1929 In Memory Of The Men Who Were Killed In This Ravine In The Beukendaal Battle On July 18, 1748 By The Canadian Indians John A. Bradt Johannes Marinus Peter Vrooman Daniel Van Antwerpen Cornelis Viele, . . . — Map (db m102619) HM
19New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Van Vleck Home
Here, about 1770, Harmanus Van Vleck cleared a tract and built his house in the dense forest, yet haunt of the wolf, bear, and panther — Map (db m127352) HM
20New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Vedder Tavern
Built by Schermerhorn family in 1676 and 1769 on east end of seventh flat. For many years kept as a tavern by Albert Vedder. — Map (db m130349) HM
21New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Wolf Hollow
A Fault And Displacement of 1000 Feet in Earth's Surface Rocks. Here, In 1669, The Mohawks Ambushed Their Algonkian Invaders — Map (db m105175) HM
22New York (Schenectady County), Glenville — Wolf Hollow
New York Wolf Hollow A Fault And Displacement Of 1000 Feet In Earth's Surface Rocks. Here, In 1669, The Mohawks Ambushed Their Algonkian Invaders — Map (db m105189) HM
 
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