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Fort Edward, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
Marker in Fort Edward
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Duer House
¼ M. → Duer House British Headquarters Aug. 14 – Sept. 10, 1777 — Map (db m56876) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Fort Edward1755
Great Carrying Place Fort Nicholson 1709 Fort Lydius 1731 Fort Lyman 1755 — Map (db m9270) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Fort Miller
On the opposite side of the river Fort Miller built during French and Indian War. — Map (db m9297) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — NY-11½ — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m9785) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — NY-11 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of . . . — Map (db m56843) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Gen. Schuyler's Intrenchments
Headquarters of American Army after evacuation of Fort Edward July 1777 — Map (db m58077) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Gen. Washington
In the summer of 1783. General George Washington was in the township of Kingsbury, while on a tour of northern battlefields. — Map (db m9342) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Gen. Washington
In the summer of 1783, General George Washington was a guest here at Sherwood’s House or Tavern, while on a tour of area battlefields. — Map (db m9348) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Jane McCrea
Killed on 27 July 1777, a short distance to the south of this spot. Her death helped to defeat General Burgoyne at Saratoga. — Map (db m9235) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Jane McCrea
← Original burial place of Jane McCrea July 28, 1777 — Map (db m19743) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Judge William Duer
→ Site of home Judge William Duer statesman and patriot — Map (db m56878) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Major Robert Rogers
Founder and Commanding Officer of Rogers' Rangers in the French and Indian War. Author, in October of 1757 on this site, of the Rules of Ranging, which have been in use by the U.S. Army since that time. Rogers' Rangers Standing . . . — Map (db m18108) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Memorial to Jane McCrea
Memorial to Jane McCrea massacred near this spot by the Indians July 27, 1777. Erected by the Jane McCrea Chapter, D.A.R. 1901 — Map (db m9237) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Northeast Bastion
Near here was Northeast Bastion part of outworks Fort Edward 1755 — Map (db m9271) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Fort Edward
This boulder marks the site of Old Fort Edward 1755 – 1780 Erected by the Jane McCrea Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1914 — Map (db m9266) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Fort House Museum
This 1772 residence hosted Generals Schuyler, Washington, and Arnold. It also served as a courthouse and a tavern. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — Map (db m11762) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Military Road
Below here Old Military Road ran diagonally up this hill 1755 – 1777 — Map (db m15693) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Moat
Remains of Old Moat part of outworks Fort Edward 1755 — Map (db m9346) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Progenitors of Independence
This monument is dedicated to the members of the British expeditionary forces stationed at Fort Edward and Rogers Island during the French and Indian Wars. 1755 - 1763 -Progenitors of Independence- — Map (db m17793) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island
Bivouac Area Major Robert Rogers and his ten Ranger Companies during the French and Indian Wars 1755 - 1759 Site of Fort Nicholson           1709 Fort Lydius                 1731 Fort Lyman           . . . — Map (db m17776) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Sixteen Soldiers
This monument is erected to commemorate the sacrifice of the lives of Sixteen Soldiers who were massacred July, 1758, by a band of hostile Indians in the park which was then only a path in the wilderness. The sixteen soldiers, with a teamster, a . . . — Map (db m9341) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Smyth House
Erected by Patrick Smyth about 1767 of timber taken from Fort Edward. The first tavern and scene of the first court in Charlotte County. Headquarters of Schuyler – Arnold – Burgoyne – Stark – 1777. Oldest house in . . . — Map (db m9357) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Grave of Duncan Campbell & Jane McCrea
The Grave of Duncan Campbell & Jane McCrea are just within and to the left of this gateway. — Map (db m9343) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Island
Barracks     Hospital Brick – kiln 1755 — Map (db m19856) HM
New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Patt Smyth House
Fort Edward lay on the shipping route between New York City and Canada via the Hudson River and Lakes George and Champlain. The British colonial government fortified it in 1755 during the French and Indian War. Patt Smyth came to oversee the fort in . . . — Map (db m11764) HM

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