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Duanesburg, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Howard C. Ohlhous, February 16, 2008
Baptist Church and Marker
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Baptist Church
Society organized 1800 uniting Duanesburg & Florida Baptists-1st Ministers-Elders Reuben Mudge, Elnathan Finch Present edifice built 1868 — Map (db m6042) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Christ Episcopal Church
Built 1792 Consecrated 1793 by Bishop Samuel Provoost A Glebe of 80 acres presented by James Duane for rectory — Map (db m5453) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Christ Episcopal Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1793 — Map (db m5580) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Christman Sanctuary
in honor of Mr. & Mrs. W.W. Christman ——————— "I Give, Bequeath, Devote, Devise, Shelter to Every Bird That Flies" ——————— Dedicated by The Mohawk . . . — Map (db m7152) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Christman Sanctuary History —
The Eastern New York chapter of the Nature Conservancy purchased the original 97 acres of this sanctuary in 1970 from Lansing and Lucille Christman, son and daughter-in-law of the late William W. Christman. William (Will) Christman devoted his . . . — Map (db m13904) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — County Line Meeting House
Erected Here About 1800. It was used by all denominations worshiping in the vicinity. — Map (db m6044) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Duanesburg Reformed Presbyterian Church
Society of the Reformed Presbyterian Church Org. 1795 By Rev. McKinney 1st Ministers: Rev. McMaster, Wylie, & Ramsay. Present Edifice Built 1836 — Map (db m41320) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Eatons Corners Post Office & Store
Site of post office & store established about 1820 by Lemuel Eaton and run for years. He brought the mail each Saturday on horseback from Amsterdam. — Map (db m29760) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — 26 — Esperance Witch Legends & Lore
Lived Near Here In 1800s. French Settler Accused Of Witchcraft By New England Settlers. Killed By Silver Bullet Shot Through Her Window — Map (db m109404) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Friends Meeting House
Friends Meeting House Erected 1807 Near Site Of Original Log Structure 1st Preacher—Ezekiel Tripp Society Organized About 1790 — Map (db m6043) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Frost Homestead
This house was built by James Frost in 1834, using reclaimed portions from the Featherstonhaugh Mansion built in 1808 — Map (db m6040) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Great Lot 92
The boundaries of the County Forest Preserve are the same as they were when Elkanoh Rockwell leased this land from James Duane in 1794. Duane held 50,000 acres in the area then known as Duane's Bush. He divided his land into hundred acre . . . — Map (db m42061) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Home of William North
Home, Erected 1784 - Of - William North Born 1755 Died 1836 ————————— Soldier Throughout The Revolution Aide De Camp To Baron Steuben Adjutant General Of The Provisional . . . — Map (db m27494) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — James Duane
Born 1732 buried here 1797. In Continental Congress Provincial Convention, Mayor of New York, State Senator, Federal Judge. — Map (db m48921) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — 16 — Michael Righter Legends & Lore —
Michael Righter 1718-1804 Buried Here First Permanent Settler of Duanesburg Who Lived In Small Cave Near Here ca 1765 Before Building a Log Cabin — Map (db m109359) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Sherburne Tannery
Near site of old Sherburne Tannery Est. by John Sherburne about 1790. After clearing land the business brought him over $100,000. — Map (db m66740) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Tory Tree Site
During the Revolution a Tory stuck his poplar walking stick in hasty escape from capture by a Continental surprise — Map (db m6041) HM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — Town of Duanesburg
A grateful community dedicates this memorial to the men and women who have honorably served this country — Map (db m130290) WM
New York (Schenectady County), Duanesburg — William North
William North Born 1755 Buried here 1836 Aide to Steuben in 1779 General in U. S. Army Son in law of James Duane Assemblyman and Speaker — Map (db m5518) HM

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