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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Schoharie
Schoharie, New York and Vicinity
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|Bridge No. 1
Town of Schoharie
Dr. Wim Van Eekeren
Who Conceived The
Idea Of A Covered Bridge
And Made It A Reality — — Map (db m145448) HM|
|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|
| 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|
staff and soldiers
Albany County Militia — — Map (db m129274) HM|
|Born Boston, Mass. 1734 - died Harpersfield, N.Y. 1811
Frontiersman, Soldier and Patriot
Protector of the frontiers during the Revolution
Commandant of Schoharie Fort, 1777
Captain Rangers July 17, 1777
Guide of Gen. James Clinton on . . . — — Map (db m144239) HM|
Schoharie County Revolutionary hero,
Patriot, soldier, scout
Member of Morgan's Rifle corps.
Served at Trenton, Monmouth, Saratoga
and in Sullivan's campaign.
One of the captors of Service, the . . . — — Map (db m144245) HM|
Facing Fort Road (Southeast Side):
Here rests the remains of
the Captors of
in Schoharie County
August 2nd, 1831
Aged 76 years
6 m's 8 days.
He with his . . . — — Map (db m52527) HM|
First communion, August 1854.
Tangible evidence of faith
passed through the ages. — — Map (db m131414) HM|
|George Mann Tory Tavern
Known in Revolutionary Days as “The Brick House at the Forks of the Road.” — — Map (db m73249) HM|
|Johann Christian Gerlach
Palatine listmaster settled
near this site in 1717.
Gerlach along with most of this
dorf's Palatines removed to the
Mohawk Valley in 1722-1723. — — Map (db m145438) HM|
|Founded 1712 by Hartman Winedecker as a home for Palatines. — — Map (db m130285) HM|
Known in 1802 as
"Yankee Pete Tavern"
Original Inn Destroyed
— — Map (db m38285) HM|
|Occupied by Continental soldiers during Revolution until completion of Old Stone Fort. — — Map (db m132085) HM|
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|
|Old stone house
built about 1772 and used for many
years as a tavern.
Set on fire by Indians
Oct. 17, 1780 while family was
in the Old Stone Fort.
Patriot soldiers put out the fire.
Owned 1803 by Peter P. Snyder
and 1833 by Lodowick Fries. — — Map (db m145449) HM|
In Schoharie County 1743
Peter N. Sommers, Dominie
First Services Held
Sept. 12, 1743
— — Map (db m104993) HM|
|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|
|Also called Fountaintown. Original Villages of Brunnen Dorf, Smith's Dorf, Fox Dorf. — — Map (db m130245) HM|
| The history of Schoharie County is rich with stories of accomplishment and courage. Many people mark our early history with the arrival of first Europeans -- German and Dutch settlers who came in 1712. From the beginning, the history of our region . . . — — Map (db m144227) HM|
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
Site Of . . . — — Map (db m101958) HM|
Veterans — — Map (db m145447) WM|
|Site of Simeon Laraway Mill on Mill Brook. Erected 1737. — — Map (db m131402) HM|
Built About 1740
— — Map (db m102440) HM|
The First Home of Rev.
Pastor of the Old Church
Fortress For 31 Years.
— — Map (db m51311) HM|
Erected about 1772
Duel Between Philip
Schuyler 2d and Josiah
Clark Fought Back Of
Building in 1820
— — Map (db m32197) HM|
|Established 1800 Oldest Store In County — — Map (db m69265) HM|
|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|