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 m9783) HM
During his youth Silas Wright came to Sandy Hill, now Hudson Falls, to learn to be a lawyer, serving his clerkship in this small building. This was the law office of Hon. Henry C. Martindale, a judge of the Court of Common Pleas and a Member of . . . — — Map (db m56907) HM
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 m136212) HM
Kenyon Lumber Company was originally built along the Feeder Canal at Lock 12 in 1852. At its peak the mill employed over 100 employees and once sawed over one million feet of lumber in less than 15 days. At that time, six days a week a raft of ¼ . . . — — Map (db m131747) HM
During the mid 19th Century many northern New York & New
England areas had a large migration of French Canadians into the cities and
towns of the region. These immigrants came to work in the many mills and
the logging industry that flourished at . . . — — Map (db m138750) HM
Today’s Boat Basin Park was once a turn-around basin for canal boats that operated out of Hudson Falls. The Feeder Canal was built in 1824 to provide a steady supply of water from the Hudson River to the Champlain Canal. The original canal was only . . . — — Map (db m131746) HM
The large stone piers located below in the Hudson River were placed there in 1837 for the
construction of the Saratoga Whitehall Railroad. The bridge was not completed and the railroad stopped work due to the panic of 1838. The only use ever made . . . — — Map (db m129541) HM
One evening, Duncan Campbell, Laird of Inverawe, was disturbed by a knock on his door. surprised to confront a desperate highlander seeing refuge. He had killed a man and had Duncan swear on his dirk that he would protect him according to ancient . . . — — Map (db m136216) HM
First United States Consul General to Japan.
Founder of the College of the City of New York.
Born in Sandy Hill, N.Y., opposite the Village Green.
More than any other man , he kept the doors of Japan open to the outside world and opened . . . — — Map (db m136210) HM
This monument is presented by Dr. Erskine G. Clark to the Village of Sandy HillDedicated to the honor and patriotism of the soldiers of Washington County who served in our war to suppress the southern rebellion of 1861, waged against the life of the . . . — — Map (db m56913) HM
Dedicated in honor of those who served their country during World War II from the Town of Kingsbury and the Village of Hudson Falls and in reverent memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice that we the living might remain free. December 7, 1941 . . . — — Map (db m56910) HM