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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Edward

 
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By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
Marker in Fort Edward
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Duer House
¼ M. → Duer House British Headquarters Aug. 14 – Sept. 10, 1777 — Map (db m56876) HM
2New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Fort Edward1755
Great Carrying Place Fort Nicholson 1709 Fort Lydius 1731 Fort Lyman 1755 — Map (db m9270) HM
3New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Fort Edward War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who have served in the wars engaged in by the United States and especially those who gave their lives. — Map (db m133995) WM
4New 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
5New 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
6New 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
7New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Gen. Schuyler's Intrenchments
Headquarters of American Army after evacuation of Fort Edward July 1777 — Map (db m58077) HM
8New 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
9New 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
10New 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
11New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Jane McCrea
← Original burial place of Jane McCrea July 28, 1777 — Map (db m19743) HM
12New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Jane McCreaFort Edward, NY — July 27th, 1777 —
Jane McCrea was a Fort Edward area resident in 1777 during the Saratoga Campaign. With the approach of the British army, Jane’s brother, Colonel John McCrea a supporter of the Patriot cause, evacuated his farm on the West bank of the Hudson River, . . . — Map (db m134108) HM
13New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Judge William Duer
→ Site of home Judge William Duer statesman and patriot — Map (db m56878) HM
14New 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
15New 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
16New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Northeast Bastion
Near here was Northeast Bastion part of outworks Fort Edward 1755 — Map (db m9271) HM
17New 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
18New 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
19New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Military Road
Below here Old Military Road ran diagonally up this hill 1755 – 1777 — Map (db m15693) HM
20New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Old Moat
Remains of Old Moat part of outworks Fort Edward 1755 — Map (db m9346) HM
21New 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
22New 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
23New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NYThe Flood of 1913 & Concrete Barges
The Hudson River several times threatened the existence of our community - floods occurred in 1833, 1843, 1869, 1893, and 1913. During the 1893 flood the lower part of the Island washed away. The flood in the spring of 1913 was the most . . . — Map (db m134609) HM
24New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NYA History of the Island
”The Island has had many names – Great Island, Munro’s Island, Roger’s Island, Freeman’s Island and others.” Narratives of Old Fort Edward, Anne E. Brislin. Again known as Rogers Island, the Island has a long and . . . — Map (db m134628) HM
25New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — Rogers Island -- Fort Edward, NYRogers' Rangers
"These volunteers I formed into a company by themselves, and took the more immediate command and management of them to myself; and for their benefit and instruction reduced into writing the following rules or plan of discipline, which, on various . . . — Map (db m134563) HM
26New 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
27New 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
28New 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
29New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort EdwardPresent Day
Historically, the Hudson River has proven to be a valuable source of power for manufacturing purposes. The General Electric Company (GE) established a manufacturing plant, which originally produced parts for World war II bombers. After the war, the . . . — Map (db m134179) HM
30New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort EdwardNative Americans
Archaeological excavations in the Fort Edward region have shown that Native Americans have lived here for at least 8,000 years, and probably as long as 11,000-12,000 years. The Hudson River, as well as several lakes and streams in the area supplied . . . — Map (db m134456) HM
31New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NYIndustrial Growth
The natural features of the Hudson River, especially its falls, are largely responsible for the region’s industrial development. In 1765, Albert Baker settled along this part of the river and created the area’s first water-powered mill. Iron . . . — Map (db m134633) HM
32New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NYThe Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
The area on the Hudson River which is now known as Fort Edward was once positioned between the British Colonies to the south, and the colonies of New France to the north. In the mid-eighteenth century, tensions between the British and French were . . . — Map (db m134641) HM
33New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NYEuropean Encounter
The European exploration of the Hudson River began in 1609 as Henry Hudson, an Englishman, sailed north to Albany and beyond. Working for the Dutch East India Company, Hudson sought a northern passage to India and while he was unsuccessful, the . . . — Map (db m134642) HM
34New York (Washington County), Fort Edward — The Island
Barracks     Hospital Brick – kiln 1755 — Map (db m19856) HM
35New 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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