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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Plain

 
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Fort Plain, New York and Vicinity
    Montgomery County (185)
    Fulton County (126)
    Herkimer County (102)
    Otsego County (56)
    Saratoga County (459)
    Schenectady County (159)
    Schoharie County (112)
 
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1New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Army Camp
Of Gen. Van Rensselaer's American Army, Oct. 19, 1780. Also site of Palatine Church 1770 — Map (db m137537) HM
2New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Battle of Stone ArabiaRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
In October 1780 Sir John Johnson led an British raiding force of 875 men up the Schoharie Creek and then west along the Mohawk River, destroying almost every farm in their path. At Stone Arabia, the vanguard of his troops engaged Massachusetts . . . — Map (db m120862) HM
3New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Clinton March
1779 Clinton March Colonel Lewis DuBois with 5th New York Regiment and Artillery left Fort Plain for Otsego Lake, June 25, 1779 — Map (db m75282) HM
4New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Diefendorf Hall
Woman's rights leaders Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton spoke here March 25, 1867 on universal suffrage. — Map (db m136735) HM
5New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Fort Failing
Home and place of refuge built circa 1770 by Nicholas Failing for his son Henry. Later the home of Col. Hendrick Frey — Map (db m137277) HM
6New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Fort Plain
"Let the Work of Our Fathers Stand" * * * * * On the Adjacent Hill Summit Stood Fort Plain, Erected 1776, and Its Blockhouse, Built 1780. Military Headquarters of the Mohawk Valley 1780 -1784 Gen. Washington Here July 30, 1783 * * * * * Erected by . . . — Map (db m5282) HM
7New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Fort Plain
← 1776-1786 Northern limit of raid by Brant's Indians-Tories 16 killed - 60 captured 100 buildings burned Aug. 2, 1780 — Map (db m5286) HM
8New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Fort Plain Free Library
Fort Plain Free Library Formed 1885 By Women's Library Association and Martha Bortle, Local Educator. Chartered 1894. — Map (db m95733) HM
9New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Fort Plain War Memorial
In honor of the Patriots who labored and fought for the cause of American Liberty in the Mohawk Valley 1777-1783 — Map (db m136882) WM
10New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — 361 — Greene House
Home of Nelson B. Greene from 1885 to 1955. Managed Mohawk Valley Register. Artist, illustrator, authored local histories. — Map (db m132732) HM
11New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Henry Seeber
Grave of Henry Seeber, pioneer, patriot & Revolutionary soldier — Map (db m130962) HM
12New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Loucks Tavern
Site of first meeting place Palatine District Committee of Safety August 27, 1774 — Map (db m131481) HM
13New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Palatine Evangelical Lutheran ChurchRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
This is one of the oldest churches in the Mohawk Valley. Lutheran Palatine Germans built it in 1770 using limestone taken from the creek nearby. The construction cost $155,000 in 2008 dollars with funding donated primarily by the Wagner, Nellis, . . . — Map (db m137547) HM
14New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — 13 — Revolution in the Mohawk ValleyFort Plain Museum — Fort Plain —
First Frame of Text: Fort Plain Museum Fort Plain, also known as Fort Rensselaer, was built 1778-79 on two-thirds of an acre of hilltop, an ideal strategic and defensive position. Families from nearby settlements retreated . . . — Map (db m75301) HM
15New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Sand Hill
Sand Hill Dutch Reformed Church First Built 1750 Burned in 1780 Raid Rebuilt 1785 - Torn Down 1840 — Map (db m75274) HM
16New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Sand Hill School
Sand Hill School Site of the First School Built in this Section Before Revolution — Map (db m75279) HM
17New York (Montgomery County), Fort Plain — Te-No-To-Ge
‹——««« Te-No-To-Ge Largest Mohawk Indian Town Visited By Van Den Bogaert 1634 55 Houses - Over 1000 People
Map (db m75281) HM
 
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