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Historical Markers in Johnstown, New York

Clickable Map of Fulton 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> Fulton County, NY (143) Hamilton County, NY (16) Herkimer County, NY (102) Montgomery County, NY (198) Saratoga County, NY (487)  FultonCounty(143) Fulton County (143)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  HerkimerCounty(102) Herkimer County (102)  MontgomeryCounty(198) Montgomery County (198)  SaratogaCounty(487) Saratoga County (487)
Johnstown is the county seat for Fulton County
Johnstown is in Fulton County
      Fulton County (143)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      Herkimer County (102)  
      Montgomery County (198)  
      Saratoga County (487)  
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1New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — 1 Mile to Baronial Home
1 mile to baronial home of Sir William Johnson erected 1762 open to visitorsMap (db m50225) HM
2New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — A Colonial(Sir William Johnson)
Sent to the Province of New York in 1737, by his uncle Sir Peter Warren for the purpose of supervising landed property in the Mohawk Valley, William Johnson engaged in trade with settlers and Indians. Prospering in mercantile enterprises, he . . . Map (db m52124) HM
3New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — A Military Commander(Sir William Johnson)
Hostilities of the Seven Years' War having commenced, Colonel William Johnson was commissioned a Major General of Provincial Forces and assigned to command the Crown Point Expedition against the French, in 1755. After the failure of the other . . . Map (db m52121) HM
4New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Ace Vaughan Air Port
. . . Map (db m152501) HM
5New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Battle Field
Battle of Johnstown fought Oct. 25, 1781. American forces led by Col. Willett British forces under Maj. Ross and Capt. Butler. Bicentennial Fulton Co. 1975 Map (db m58940) HM
6New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Colonial Cemetery
Remains of many Johnstown notables of colonial and revolutionary days buried hereMap (db m5686) HM
7New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Colonial Court House
Erected 1772 Only Colonial Court House In State of New York First Court General Sessions, Tryon County, September 8, 1772Map (db m5682) HM
8New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton1815 - 1902
Pioneer For Women's Rights Was Born in Cady Home Located On This Site Erected By New York State Education Department And Johnstown Chapter, D.A.R. 1937 Rededicated Sep. 18, 1975 Map (db m59062) HM
9New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony    1815 - 1902         1820 - 1906
The History of Woman Suffrage in Four Volumes is the documentary masterpiece from 50 years of co-operative teamwork between Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. Both were outstanding leaders in the campaign for . . . Map (db m50238) HM
10New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Fort Johnstown
This structure was built in 1772 as the Tryon County Jail. It was placed on the highest ground in the village in case of Indian attack or war. It was considered one of America's strongest buildings for defense, with massive stone walls impervious to . . . Map (db m55351) HM
11New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Fort Johnstown
Important frontier civil and military prison during revolution. Inspected by Washington in 1783 Map (db m67459) HM
12New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Fort Johnstown
. . . Map (db m68230) HM
13New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Founder of Johnstown(Sir William Johnson)
In efforts to develop great land holdings, he surveyed and laid out the village of Johnstown, built the first public school, and after Tryon County was set off in 1772, ensured the location of the county seat here. Interested in learning, he was a . . . Map (db m52094) HM
14New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Grave of Sir William Johnson
Grave of Sir William Johnson Baronet 1715 - MASON - 1774 His Indian name Warraghiyagey "he who does much business" Founder of Johnstown St. John's Episcopal Church St. Patrick's Lodge 4 F.&A.M. First Free School Supt. of Indian . . . Map (db m54281) HM
15New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Historic Johnstown
1. Johnson Hall - 1763. Baronial home of Sir William Johnson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the British Crown. Johnson Hall is listed as a National Historic Landmark. Prior to the Revolutionary War, the home was a Native American trade and . . . Map (db m189565) HM
16New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — In Memory of Sir William Johnson, Baronet.
A man of strong character. A colossal pioneer. One of the greatest men of his time. Sole superintendent and faithful friend of the Six Nations and their Allies. Their Warragiyaey. Founder of Johnstown. He established here the first free school in . . . Map (db m57754) HM
17New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — James Burk's Inn
Moved here about 1788. Lot formerly Sir WM Johnson's. Village called John's Town. Younglove home 1812-1926. D.A.R. Chapter House 1926Map (db m76652) HM
18New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall
→ Baronial Home of Sir William Johnson Erected 1762 Open to VisitorsMap (db m5687) HM
19New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall - 1763Johnstown — Historic New York —
Historic New York Johnson Hall - 1763 Johnstown     Sir William Johnson (1715-1774), Indian trader, statesman,diplomat and Colonial Empire Builder, in 1763 built Johnson Hall, the center of his estate and the scene of many Indian . . . Map (db m5683) HM
20New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall / The Landscape of Johnson Hall
Johnson Hall A man of Sir William’s position required a grand home to impress his many guests who arrived for political, financial, and diplomatic discussions. Commitments in the French and Indian War(1754-63), however, kept him from . . . Map (db m136523) HM
21New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall 1762
Baronial home of Sir William Johnson. One of the most historic colonial buildings in the United States.Map (db m59002) HM
22New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnson Hall State Historic SiteRevolution in the Mohawk Valley
Sir William Johnson built Johnson Hall in 1763 as the center of a grand estate. He was made a British baronet for his role in the French & Indian Wars, a title his son, John, inherited upon his death in 1774. By December 1775, rebel unrest led John . . . Map (db m58846) HM
23New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Johnstown Civil War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War who fighting not for themselves but for future generations. Saved the nation.Map (db m49978) HM
24New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — July 9, 1889 Flood
Bridge Here Destroyed 13 Onlookers Swept Away Only 8 Survive Upon Failure of Shriver's Mill Dam Map (db m69073) HM
25New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Landscaping Johnson Hall
New York State purchased Johnson Hall in 1906. At that time, after almost 150 years of changing ownership, only 20 acres remained intact of the original 700+ acre property. The Johnstown Historical Society, trustee of Johnson Hall in the early . . . Map (db m58844) HM
26New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Last Home
Last home of Nicholas Stoner soldier of the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Died here, Nov. 24, 1853 age 92 yearsMap (db m49971) HM
27New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Lest We Forget
Commemorating the first veterans of our nation who fell in the Battle of Johnstown one of the last battles of the American Revolution October 25, 1781Map (db m51705) HM
28New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Matthias B. Hildreth
Site of The residence of Matthias B. Hildreth. Served as Attorney General of the State of New York from 1808 to 1812.Map (db m137017) HM
29New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — May 22, 1780
Lodowick Putman and son Aaron killed in their home here in Sir John Johnson's raid into Tryon County. They are buried here.Map (db m49608) HM
30New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Royal Mountain
Jumpin' Jack Johnston, 3X World Champion 1976-1978, freestyle aerialist skier, executed his first aerial on "The Challenge" in 1972.Map (db m136980) HM
31New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Site of Battle In American Revolution
This tablet marks the site of the battle fought in The War of the American Revolution October 25th 1781, and was erected by The Johnstown Chapter DAR August 31st 1901 Charter Day Thus we show to Succeeding generations that we honor . . . Map (db m59006) HM
32New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Site of First St John's Church North
Site of First St John's Church (1760) erected by Sir William Johnson; first Church of England North of the Mohawk RiverMap (db m50747) HM
33New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Superintendent of Indian Affairs(Sir William Johnson)
Gaining considerable knowledge of Indian Affairs, his area of responsibility for administration reached from Hudson's Bay Canada to the Carolinas. From the Atlantic to as far west as any Indians were known. Appointed to deal with Indians, and . . . Map (db m52120) HM
34New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Talmadge Edwards
Rev. War Veteran 1747-1821 expert tanner, began first glove shop behind home on this site 1808. - Founded Fulton Co. leather industryMap (db m68523) HM
35New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — The Drumm House
1763 The Drumm House Home of Edward Wall School Master Sir William Johnson's Free SchoolMap (db m50749) HM
36New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Tryon County CourthouseRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
This is the only colonial period courthouse still in use in New York State. Tryon County was formed in March 1772 after much lobbying by Sir William Johnson. He donated most of the money needed to build a new courthouse designed by Samuel Fuller of . . . Map (db m51896) HM
37New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Union Hall
Famous Post-Revolutionary tavern, resort of "Nick" Stoner, erected 1798 by Capt. Jean Batiste Vaumane de Fon Claire, former officer in French Army under Louis XVIMap (db m49975) HM
38New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Veterans of All Wars Flagpole
Dedicated to Veterans of All WarsMap (db m49979) HM
39New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — War of 1812
General George Izard troops encamped here in Sept. 1814 marching from Plattsburgh to Sackett's Harbour by the old state road through Johnstown.Map (db m49972) HM
40New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Who Was Sir William Johnson ?
Sir William Johnson (1715-1774) came from Ireland in 1738 to administer his uncle's lands in the Mohawk Valley. Johnson became a planter, trader, military officer, land speculator, statesman, Indian agent and churchman. He built a store to trade . . . Map (db m58944) HM
41New York (Fulton County), Johnstown — Women's Rights
Birthplace of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1815 - 1902 Pioneer of Women's Rights A Leader in the Women's Suffrage Movement. George E. Pataki, Governor Map (db m59068) HM
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Aug. 8, 2022