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Herkimer, New York Historical Markers

 
1834 Jail Marker image, Touch for more information
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
1834 Jail Marker
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — 1834 Jail
1834 Jail In 1906, Chester Gillette was held here during his famous trail for the murder of Grace Brown, basis for novel "An American Tragedy." — Map (db m54314) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — Early Village Burying Ground
Site of Early Village Burying Ground. Many graves were removed to Oak Hill Cemetery in 1897 to create Myers Park — Map (db m54316) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — Fort Dayton
This site was within the stockade of Fort Dayton which stood on a slight eminence about one hundred yards farther north. The fort was erected by Col. Elias Dayton in 1776, served as a military base during the . . . — Map (db m54270) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — Fred'ck Staring
Fred'ck Staring Known as Frederick Starns on VA Frontier; Lost sons & grandsons in Revolutionary War 1777-80; Patriarch of old Southern family Starn(e)s — Map (db m54317) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — 5 — General Herkimer Takes Command 40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 —
40 mile route taken by Gen. Herkimer Aug. 3-6, 1777 for the relief of Fort Stanwix. The Battle of Oriskany Aug. 6, between Herkimer's men and St. Leger with his Indians was the turning point of the Revolution. At Fort Dayton, near this . . . — Map (db m54261) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — General Nicolas Herrhheimer
Statue of General Nicolas Herrhheimer Gift of Hon. Warner Miller Placed on the boulder and presented to The Village of Herkimer by General Nicholas Herkimer Chapter D.A.R. In Memory of Those who have died for our . . . — Map (db m54298) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — 6 — Revolution in the Mohawk Valley Herkimer County Historical Society Fort Dayton —
[First Frame of Text]: Fort Dayton During the American Revolution the residents of this area were protected by Fort Dayton. It stood right here, in the area bounded by North Main, East German, North Washington and Court . . . — Map (db m54273) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — The Thirty-Fourth Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry Colonel James A. Suiter —
This tablet is erected by the people of the County of Herkimer in grateful remembrance of the valiant and distinguished services of the Thirty-Fourth Regiment New York State Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion under the . . . — Map (db m54320) HM
New York (Herkimer County), Herkimer — Where Lt. Solomon Woodworth and His Men Fell
This monument marks the site where Lt. Solomon Woodworth and his men fell in battle on September 7th, 1781 during the Revolutionary War. — Map (db m50828) HM

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