Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 

Sharon Springs, New York Historical Markers

 
Camp of Cedar Swamp Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 13, 2017
Camp of Cedar Swamp Marker (wide view)
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Camp of Cedar Swamp
July 10, 1781, Tory Captain Dockstader with 500 Indians were routed here by Capt. Willett and Battle of Sharon occurred just west of here — Map (db m116760) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Chestnut Street Schoolhousecirca 1864-1931
Moved to this location 1989. This sign given in memory of Clarence V. Van Dewerker and his schoolmates by his wife Myrtle Van Dewerker and children Robert and Susan. Clarence was one of the last students to attend the school. Sylvia Somers Lane was . . . — Map (db m131009) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Amiel Samson constructed this building circa 1915 to house his grocery store and the First National Bank. He and his family occupied the second floor, which had large spacious rooms and a hall skylight. The grocery store was located in the right . . . — Map (db m131031) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Prominent community businessman, Jacob Anthony, constructed the Anthony House in 1857. After an 1860 fire destroyed the enormous hotel, Anthony built the United States Hotel (top left) on the same site the following year. Eighteen years later, in . . . — Map (db m131035) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Henry Moyer built the Sharon House (left) in the 1850's. It had wide porches and housed a variety of shops at street level. Later, under the proprietorship of B.P. Sharp & Son, a brochure states: "The Sharon house enjoys the finest location in the . . . — Map (db m131037) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Historic Main Street Tour
Congress Hall was a magnificent hotel built by H.G. Bang around 1860 to rival the successful Pavilion Hotel and sulphur baths. Although not adjoined, the hotel was part of his beautiful park, Magnesia Temple and bathhouses that surrounded John . . . — Map (db m131039) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — RockvilleHistoric Main Street Tour
The Great Western Turnpike, also known as Route 20, was laid out as early as 1793, but a regular wagon road was not constructed until 1806. Extending from Albany to the western frontier, hotels, taverns and businesses opened along the route to . . . — Map (db m116761) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — The Lehman BlockHistoric Main Street Tour
Eugene Lehman made exquisite violins and stringed instruments in this building for forty-two years. He was also a professional violinist and orchestra leader during the 1920's and 1930's. In a Wurlitzer exhibition of 1942, Mr. Lehman's violins . . . — Map (db m116765) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — The Magnesia Temple and BathsThe Historic Main Street Tour
The most unique of the Sharon Springs temples, the elaborate, ornamental and domed Magnesia Temple was an exquisite example of the iron work construction of engineer D.D. Badger of Architectural Iron Works of New York City. It was built in a . . . — Map (db m131040) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — The White Sulphur SpringHistoric Main Street Tour
Belief in the curative powers of sulphur water is central in Sharon Springs’ history. For two centuries the village, its inhabitants, its structures, and its fortunes were tied to and shaped by it. In pursuit of this belief an amazing variety of . . . — Map (db m131011) HM
New York (Schoharie County), Sharon Springs — Town of Sharon
Originally named Dorlach after Dorlach in German Palatinate. Name changed to Sharon after Sharon, Conn. in 1797 — Map (db m116771) HM

11 markers matched your search criteria.
Paid Advertisement We are suspending Amazon.com advertising until they remove an ad for a certain book from circulation. A word in the book’s title has given rise to number of complaints. The word is inappropriate in school classroom settings.