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Capt. George Rechtmyer Marker image, Touch for more information
By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2019
Capt. George Rechtmyer Marker
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Capt. George Rechtmyer
On this site Dwelt Capt. George Rechtmyer defender of Middle Fort October 17, 1780 in command at Ft. Duboise June 3, 1779 — Map (db m130274) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Civil War Nurse
Civil War Nurse Catherine Lawrence 1820 - 1904 Civil War nurse, teacher, missionary, and temperance lecturer. Born in Schoharie, buried in this cemetery. — Map (db m129366) WM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Col. Peter Vroman
Revolutionary War staff and soldiers 15th Regiment Albany County Militia — Map (db m129274) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — David Williams Memorial
Facing Fort Road (Southeast Side): Here rests the remains of David Williams, One of the Captors of Major Andre. Died in Schoharie County August 2nd, 1831 Aged 76 years 6 m's 8 days. He with his . . . — Map (db m52527) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Evangelical Lutheran Church
Built 1853. First communion, August 1854. Tangible evidence of faith passed through the ages. — Map (db m131414) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — George Mann Tory Tavern
George Mann Tory Tavern Known in Revolutionary Days as “The Brick House at the Forks of the Road.” — Map (db m73249) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Hartman's Dorf
Founded 1712 by Hartman Winedecker as a home for Palatines. — Map (db m130285) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Jacob Snyder House
Jacob Snyder House Known in 1802 as "Yankee Pete Tavern" Original Inn Destroyed During Revolution — Map (db m38285) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Johannes Ball — Site of Home of
Occupied by Continental soldiers during Revolution until completion of Old Stone Fort. — Map (db m132085) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Old Stone Fort Museum — Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
This German Reformed Church (1772) was enclosed by a wooden stockade in 1777 and known as the "Lower Fort." It was attacked by forces under Sir John Johnson and Chief Joseph Brant in October 1780. — Map (db m24733) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Oldest Building
In Schoharie County 1743 Lutheran Parsonage Peter N. Sommers, Dominie First Services Held Sept. 12, 1743 — Map (db m104993) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Revolution in the Mohawk Valley — Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
During the American Revolution, almost half of the military actions in New York State occurred along the strategic corridor of the Mohawk Valley. In 1777 British, Native American and Loyalist battalions attacked from the west and north. Defeats at . . . — Map (db m68007) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Schoharie
Also called Fountaintown. Original Villages of Brunnen Dorf, Smith's Dorf, Fox Dorf. — Map (db m130245) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Schoharie Free Movies
Site of First Known Free Open-Air Motion Picture Presentations Thursday, June 7, 1917 To Sept. And Each Summer Until Sept. 1930 (See Reverse Side) Sponsored By The Schoharie Board Of Trade Reverse Side: Site Of . . . — Map (db m101958) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Simeon Laraway Mill
Site of Simeon Laraway Mill on Mill Brook. Erected 1737. — Map (db m131402) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Site of First School
Site of First School In Schoharie Village Built About 1740 — Map (db m102440) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Stone Church Parsonage
The First Home of Rev. Johannis Schuyler, Pastor of the Old Church Fortress For 31 Years. — Map (db m51311) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Swarts Tavern
Erected about 1772 Duel Between Philip Schuyler 2d and Josiah Clark Fought Back Of Building in 1820 — Map (db m32197) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — Throop Drug Store
Established 1800 Oldest Store In County — Map (db m69265) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Schoharie — War in Schoharie County — Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
During the American Revolution the large wheat farms of the Schoharie Valley supplied the Continental Army, so they were a frequent target of British-allied Loyalists and Iroquois raiding parties. After a Loyalist uprising at the Flockey in 1777, . . . — Map (db m70440) HM

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