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Ballston, New York Historical Markers

 
1772 House image, Touch for more information
By Steve Stoessel, January 23, 2019
1772 House
New 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
New 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 burned — Map (db m127153) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Briggs Cemetery
Founder Rev. Eliphalet Ball, Patriots James Cordon, Samuel McCrea, Michael Middlebrook, Godrge Scott, Lemuel Wilcox, Col Gregory — Map (db m127136) HM
New 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
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Christ Episcopal Church
Site of first Episcopal church in Saratoga County. Erected 1792, removed to Ballston Spa 1817 — Map (db m127386) HM
New 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. 1850 — Map (db m127128) HM
New 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
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Eliphalet Ball1722-1797 — Site of original home —
Founder, Ballston, 1770. Established first real settlement in Ballston — Map (db m127124) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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 1850 — Map (db m127130) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Inn of William Bettys
This Building Was A Public Inn During the Revolution. William Bettys, Proprietor — Map (db m92679) HM
New 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 1783 — Map (db m127216) HM

New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New 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
New York (Saratoga County), Ballston — Scribner Home
Zaccheus Scribner settled 1773. Sons Aaron and Thadeus served in the militia. Thadeus was Ballston's 1st mail carrier — Map (db m129035) HM
New 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
New 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
New 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 1825 — Map (db m127127) HM
New 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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