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Historical Markers in Sharon Springs, New York

 
Clickable Map of Schoharie County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Schoharie County, NY (124) Albany County, NY (342) Delaware County, NY (79) Greene County, NY (117) Montgomery County, NY (198) Otsego County, NY (84) Schenectady County, NY (160)  SchoharieCounty(124) Schoharie County (124)  AlbanyCounty(342) Albany County (342)  DelawareCounty(79) Delaware County (79)  GreeneCounty(117) Greene County (117)  MontgomeryCounty(198) Montgomery County (198)  OtsegoCounty(84) Otsego County (84)  SchenectadyCounty(160) Schenectady County (160)
Sharon Springs is in Schoharie County
      Schoharie County (124)  
      Albany County (342)  
      Delaware County (79)  
      Greene County (117)  
      Montgomery County (198)  
      Otsego County (84)  
      Schenectady County (160)  
 
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1New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Camp of Cedar Swamp
July 10, 1781, Tory Captain Dockstader with 500 Indians were routed here by Capt. Willett and Battle of Sharon occurred just west of here Map (db m116760) HM
2New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Chestnut Street Schoolhousecirca 1864-1931
Moved to this location 1989. This sign given in memory of Clarence V. Van Dewerker and his schoolmates by his wife Myrtle Van Dewerker and children Robert and Susan. Clarence was one of the last students to attend the school. Sylvia Somers Lane was . . . Map (db m131009) HM
3New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — First Lutheran Congregation
First Lutheran Congregation In Schoharie County Founded In 1745 by Rev. Peter N. Sommers Map (db m158249) HM
4New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Amiel Samson constructed this building circa 1915 to house his grocery store and the First National Bank. He and his family occupied the second floor, which had large spacious rooms and a hall skylight. The grocery store was located in the right . . . Map (db m131031) HM
5New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Prominent community businessman, Jacob Anthony, constructed the Anthony House in 1857. After an 1860 fire destroyed the enormous hotel, Anthony built the United States Hotel (top left) on the same site the following year. Eighteen years later, in . . . Map (db m131035) HM
6New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Henry Moyer built the Sharon House (left) in the 1850's. It had wide porches and housed a variety of shops at street level. Later, under the proprietorship of B.P. Sharp & Son, a brochure states: "The Sharon house enjoys the finest location in the . . . Map (db m131037) HM
7New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Congress Hall was a magnificent hotel built by H.G. Bang around 1860 to rival the successful Pavilion Hotel and sulphur baths. Although not adjoined, the hotel was part of his beautiful park, Magnesia Temple and bathhouses that surrounded John . . . Map (db m131039) HM
8New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — RockvilleHistoric Main Street Tour
The Great Western Turnpike, also known as Route 20, was laid out as early as 1793, but a regular wagon road was not constructed until 1806. Extending from Albany to the western frontier, hotels, taverns and businesses opened along the route to . . . Map (db m116761) HM
9New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — The American HotelHistoric Main Street Tour
The American Hotel was built circa 1847 and was the first building in Sharon Springs to be included in the National Register of Historic Places. Later, in 1995, over one hundred and fifty structures in the spa village were added to create the . . . Map (db m179411) HM
10New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — The Lehman BlockHistoric Main Street Tour
Eugene Lehman made exquisite violins and stringed instruments in this building for forty-two years. He was also a professional violinist and orchestra leader during the 1920's and 1930's. In a Wurlitzer exhibition of 1942, Mr. Lehman's violins . . . Map (db m116765) HM
11New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — The Magnesia Temple and BathsThe Historic Main Street Tour
The most unique of the Sharon Springs temples, the elaborate, ornamental and domed Magnesia Temple was an exquisite example of the iron work construction of engineer D.D. Badger of Architectural Iron Works of New York City. It was built in a . . . Map (db m131040) HM
12New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — The White Sulphur SpringHistoric Main Street Tour
Belief in the curative powers of sulphur water is central in Sharon Springs’ history. For two centuries the village, its inhabitants, its structures, and its fortunes were tied to and shaped by it. In pursuit of this belief an amazing variety of . . . Map (db m131011) HM
13New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Town of Sharon
Originally named Dorlach after Dorlach in German Palatinate. Name changed to Sharon after Sharon, Conn. in 1797Map (db m116771) HM
14New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — William Beekman Mansion
Built 1802 William Beekman was First Judge of Court Held in Schoharie County. Died Here Nov. 26, 1845 Buried on this Farm. Map (db m156042) HM
 
 
Jan. 28, 2022