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New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Frederick Crounse
Farm of Frederick Crounse Officer 3D Albany Co. Militia in Revolution. Carried food to Army Battle of Saratoga. Buried Here — Map (db m48377) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — French's Hollow
Site of a Sawmill; Clothe Wks of Peter K. Broeck 1795; Factory of Abel French and Tavern of Jacob Aker 1800 — Map (db m65413) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — George Wagner
Home of George Wagner Lieutenant in the American Revolution — Map (db m63346) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Glass Works
Begun 1785 by Leonard De Neuville. Known as Albany Glass House, later Hamilton Glass Wks. Made bottles & window glass. Closed 1815 — Map (db m50620) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Guilderland Town Hall
Town Hall Town of Guilderland Est. April 4, 1803 First Officers; Supervisor Nicholas V. Mynderse, Clerk Peter G. Veeder Town of Guilderland 1985Map (db m103165) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Hamilton Glass House
. . . — Map (db m45518) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Home Of Henry Rowe Schoolcraft B.1793 - D. 1864 Glass Maker, Explorer, Author, Poet, Authority On American Indians. — Map (db m77593) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Inn of Jacob Crounse
Built 1833. Midway tavern where horses were changed on Schoharie-Albany Stage Coach Route — Map (db m49512) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Jacob Van Aernam
Jacob Van Aernam 1723 - 1813 Capt. 3rd Albany Regiment Leader of Patriot forces in the Helderberg region during American Revolution Lived on farm here — Map (db m44020) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Knower House
Est. as hat factory about 1800 by Benjamin Knower Gov. William L. Marcy Married Cornelia Knower in this house — Map (db m49446) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Locust Vale School
Locust Vale School New Scotland School District No. 11. Built about 1827 and closed 1939. Moved to Meadowdale from Tygert Road During the 1940's. — Map (db m48608) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Palatine Road
c. 1712 First Road West By German Refugees To Schoharie Valley — Map (db m49555) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Schoolcraft House
Built Circa 1840 By John L. Schoolcraft U.S. Congressman 1848-1852 Albany Banker and Whig Leader Delegate to the 1860 National Convention — Map (db m65410) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Site of Hamilton Union Church
Site of Hamilton Union Church Octagonal building used also as a school house built by Hamilton Mfg. Society about 1797 — Map (db m116759) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland — Wildehausen
Site of an Indian Village Nearby Stream Called Wildehausekill or "Indian House Creek" — Map (db m66751) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland Center — Freeman House
Said to have been erected 1734 later the home of Barent Mynderse, Lieut. in War of Revolution — Map (db m49721) HM
New York (Albany County), Guilderland Center — House Built 1802
By Nicholas V. Mynderse sold to Michael Frederick who ran it as a tavern for many years — Map (db m49720) HM
New York (Albany County), Guildland — The Vale of Tawasentha
Iroquois name for a burial ground near mouth of the Normanskill Creek. — Map (db m131412) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Dutch Barn
Built Circa 1800 For Palatine German Settler Jacob Sholtes 1761-1852 By Grandson Jacob 1817-1891 — Map (db m62841) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Knieskem Farm
Settled by Hendrick Knieskem about 1750 — Map (db m54208) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Knox School #5
Knox School District #5 was formed in 1822. This school was built in 1898, restored by Kiwanis, & placed on the National Register in 2005. — Map (db m52395) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Knoxville Academy
Incorporated 1837 Chartered Regents 1842-1869 Faced Military Training Ground 1776 — Map (db m58862) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — 227 — Palatine Trail
Road Used for Travel West to Schoharie Valley As Early as 1767, The Town of Knox Began To Grow Around This Path. — Map (db m88107) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Pillbox Factory
In 1806 Nathan Crary Established the Pillbox Industry in Knox. His Factory was Behind This Farmhouse, Where He Lived. Knox Historical SocietyMap (db m73576) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Sand Farm
Sand Farm Settled by Christian Zandt in 1787 — Map (db m57937) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — 226 — Toll Gate #3
Old Albany and Schoharie Plank Road Passed Here Between 1849 and 1866. Wagons on Wood Planks Said To Make a Thunderous Noise — Map (db m91049) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Town of Knox
Established Feb. 22, 1822 Formed from Town of Berne Pillbox capital 1806-1906 First Town Supervisor was Malachi Whipple — Map (db m49450) HM
New York (Albany County), Knox — Whipple Farm
Settled by Malachi Whipple of Conn. about 1793. In 1820 farm won premium as model farm in Albany County — Map (db m49447) HM
New York (Albany County), Latham — NY-20 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
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 . . . — Map (db m23447) HM
New York (Albany County), Latham — Latham
. . . — Map (db m75495) HM
New York (Albany County), Medusa — Medusa War Memorial
Lest We Forget In recognition of All who served and died For our Country — Map (db m136059) WM
New York (Albany County), Medusa — The Medusa FireMay 25, 1932
The fire destroyed 7 houses, the Methodist Church, and Goff's Store. — Map (db m136058) HM
New York (Albany County), Menands — Historic Albany Rural CemeteryEst. 1841
Burial site of Pres. Arthur, governors, statesmen and private citizens. Noted for it’s natural beauty, sculptures & architecture. — Map (db m37463) HM
New York (Albany County), Menands — Saint Agnes CemeteryMedal of Honor Recipient Burial Place
Saint Agnes Cemetery has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2008 — Map (db m62357) HM
New York (Albany County), New Salem — Rev. Harmanus Van Huysen Home
Original part built c. 1816. revolutionary War Captain. Served 3 area churches from 1794-1825. His descendants lived in home until 1922. — Map (db m136073) HM
New York (Albany County), New Scotland — Bender Melons
Home of Bender Melons Famed "Benders" developed by Charles Bender in 1900 on this New Scotland Farm sold throughout U.S. — Map (db m48606) HM
New York (Albany County), New Scotland — David Allen House
Land leased From Patroon c.1779. Original House Is Stone. Wood Sections Added Later. Occupied by The Allen Family over 100 Years. — Map (db m97288) HM
New York (Albany County), New Scotland — 280 — Lime Kiln Farm
Named for Stone Kilns used to make lime. First farmed 1842. Miller Family farmed here over 100 years beginning in 1905. — Map (db m97287) HM
New York (Albany County), Preston-Potter Hollow — Dr. Samuel Preston
Settled here in 1789 and gave his name to Preston Hollow. He built the first sawmill and gristmill — Map (db m131419) HM
New York (Albany County), Preston-Potter Hollow — Whipping Post
For town located on farm of Lawrence Faulk who settled here, in 1790 and died in 1838. — Map (db m131416) HM
New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Baptist Church
Organized Aug. 19, 1796. First ministers: Truman Beeman Ephraim Crocker Reuben Winegar Jr. Present church built in 1836 — Map (db m136128) HM
New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Episcopal Church
Organized February 20, 1811 by Rev. Samuel Fuller, who built church in 1815 and served as Rector for thirty-one years — Map (db m136121) HM
New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Federal Library
This first library was organized March 13, 1798, with 186 subscribers and 200 books. Dissolved 1832. — Map (db m136123) HM
New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Hamlet of Rensselaerville
Settled in 1787. Historic District on the National and New York State Registers of Historic Places — Map (db m136109) HM
New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Hans Winegar
From Stockbridge, Mass. second settler in the village built a log home on the site of the village in 1788 — Map (db m136114) HM
New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Presbyterian Church
Organized 1792. This third church built by Ephraim B. Russ and dedicated 1843. George Goodyear, Pastor. — Map (db m136124) HM
New York (Albany County), Rensselaerville — Samuel JenkinsThe Father of Rensselaerville
Known as Jenkin's Mills 1795-1896. First visited site in 1787, located 1788, built house and grist mill 1789. Died 1837 — Map (db m136126) HM
New York (Albany County), Schenectady — The King’s Highway
Military road during the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars — Map (db m127558) HM
New York (Albany County), Schenectady — The King’s HighwayRoute of
Became wagon road about 1663 — Map (db m127559) HM
New York (Albany County), Selkirk — Hamlet of Selkirk
Named for James Selkirk 1757-1820. 2nd Regiment-Line, American Revolution. Native of Scotland settled here in 1786 — Map (db m129515) HM
New York (Albany County), Selkirk — Wiltsie Farm
Wm. Wiltsie of Nobletown, Columbia County and member of the Dutchess County Militia settled on this property in 1795. — Map (db m129514) HM
New York (Albany County), Slingerlands — Andrew Conning
Nearby is Burial Site of Andrew Conning, 3rd Regt. Albany County Militia Under Capt. Vanderheyden The American Revolution Placed by Tawasetha Chapter NSDARMap (db m44963) HM
New York (Albany County), Slingerlands — New Scotland
New Scotland Town formed April 25, 1832 from Bethlehem. First town meeting held at home of Edmund Raynsford April 9, 1833. — Map (db m140963) HM
New York (Albany County), Slingerlands — Slingerland Family Burial Vault Erected 1852
John I. 1804-1861 Congressman, abolitionist Champion of the Homestead Act — Map (db m136813) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — First P.O. 1868
Site of First P.O. 1868 Established in Reid's General Store, Farm of James Reid Town's First Supervisor — Map (db m48607) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Helderbergs
The name means clear mountains. They have been called "the key to the geology of North America" — Map (db m54688) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Indian Ladder
In Colonial Times An Indian Trail Ascended The Helderberg Cliffs At This Point From The Lowlands To The East State Ed Dept 1932 Friends of Thacher Park 2014Map (db m77125) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Methodism
Methodism Here built its first church in this entire area. Known as Bethlehem, North or Black Creek Church, 1823 — Map (db m48671) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Schoolhouse No. 10
Est. as early as 1826. Replaced 1867. Additions 1892, 1911. Fondly known as “Brookview Academy". Current bldg. erected 1929. — Map (db m135120) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Thacher Point
At this site, on September 14, 1914, this park was formally dedicated in memory of John Boyd Thacher. His widow, Emma Treadwell Thacher, donated the 350 acres to the state of New York to be preserved as a public park. The Thachers, whose summer home . . . — Map (db m77243) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — The Indian Ladder Trail
The Indian Ladder Trail runs along the base of the cliff and was historically called the "Lower Bear Path." Here, you are halfway down the limestone cliff, where the Coeymans formation above meets the Manlius below. At the top of the Manlius is a . . . — Map (db m43845) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — The Tory Cave
Caves are formed when limestone is dissolved by flowing water. In the ceiling at the back of the cave you can see a large, natural chimney where water has seeped into the rock from above. As limestone dissolves, calcite is deposited to from . . . — Map (db m12728) HM
New York (Albany County), Voorheesville — Tory Cave 1777
Jacob Salsbury, a spy during Burgoyne Invasion, found refuge from settlers in a cave against the cliffs nearby. — Map (db m58550) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — City of Watervliet
The land now occupied by the City of Watervliet is part of a tract purchased by the first Patroon, Kiliaen van Rensselaer in 1630 from the Mohican or River Indians. The tract was within a large area on the west side of the Hudson River named Wely's . . . — Map (db m58228) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Civil War Parrott Rifle
10 Pounder Rifle From Watervliet Arsenal Designed By Robert P. Parrott and Cast at The West Point Foundry. Used by the Union Forces These Guns were Mounted on Carriages Made at Watervliet Arsenal Where Ammunition was also Made. This . . . — Map (db m7299) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Erie Canal
Completed 1825 Terminus at Hudson River. Locks called Sidecut allowed entry to navigable waters — Map (db m12214) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — In Memory of Those Who Served
City of Watervliet, New York World War I Veterans (List of names) — Map (db m131683) WM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Mayor James F. Cavanaugh1910 - 1973
Served the City of Watervliet from 1967 to 1973. Throughout his years of service he accomplished a great deal for Watervliet, including renovations at City Hall and police headquarters, construction of a new firehouse, the opening of the northern . . . — Map (db m47983) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Meneely Foundry
Meneely Foundry 1826 - 1950 First Chime & Carillon in U.S. Cast Here Foremost Bell Maker Patented Rotary Yoke And Casting Procedures. — Map (db m40322) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Peter J. DalessandroCongressional Medal of Honor
Peter J. Dalessandro Congressional Medal of Honor Technical Sergeant, US Army, Company E. 39th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division Sergeant DAlessandro was born May 19, 1918. Entered service at: Watervliet, N.Y. Presented the Congressional . . . — Map (db m46446) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Saint Patrick's Church Bell
The most obvious music associated with any church is the sweet and dignified tolling of the church bell. Pictured above is George E. Hipwod, President of the Holy Names Society who presented the bell for placement in the new church. The bell was . . . — Map (db m70628) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — The Nalle Rescue
The Nalle Rescue April 27, 1860 Near this site on Broadway, Charles Nalle, a fugitive slave from Culpepper, Virginia, was rescued from slave catchers by Harriet Tubman and citizens of Troy and West Troy (Watervliet), completing an . . . — Map (db m42015) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — U.S. Army 3 Inch M5 Antitank Gun
The 3 inch antitank gun was deployed during WWII. Hundreds of these guns were used by American troops in Europe and the Pacific during the war. Range: 16,100 yards max. 1,000 yards antitank range. The U.S. 1st Army and 3rd Army in Europe had . . . — Map (db m49148) HM
New York (Albany County), Watervliet — Watervliet Arsenal
Oldest, Continuously Active Manufacturing Arsenal in U.S. Founded in 1813. — Map (db m49297) HM
New York (Albany County), West Berne — Albany County
Derived its name from the Scotch title of the Duke of York and Albany afterwards King James of England — Map (db m132596) HM
New York (Albany County), West Berne — Dwelling
Built about 1800 by William Shultes — Map (db m132599) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Academy
This house was the Chesterville Academy built about 1800. Gabriel Pinney, head master — Map (db m135154) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Albany County
One of the original counties of the Province of New York created by law November 1, 1683. Mother of many counties. — Map (db m130618) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Allen House
Built 1795, here and on this road lived Ebeneazer Allen and his sons Justice, Howard, and Stephen. All soldiers in Revolution — Map (db m136127) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Anti-Rent War
Events in the quarrel of tenants with Lord of the Van Rensselaer Manor occurred in this region in 1840 and later — Map (db m50490) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Baptist Church
Organized at Chesterville in 1800. Roswell Beckwith was first pastor. — Map (db m135162) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Beardsley House
Home of William Beardsley. Here was held first town meeting of Westerlo, April 4, 1815. — Map (db m135143) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Early Business
Built c. 1830. Family run store, post office, tin shop gas station c. 1850 -1943. Long tenured postmaster C.F. Anderson 1910 -1943. — Map (db m135157) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Early Doctor
Dr. Jonathan Prosser of Dutchess County settled on this farm in 1788 — Map (db m129504) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Grant & Eadie
Early storekeepers. Made potash at Chesterville, 1798. — Map (db m135151) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Hotel
Three-floor hotel here 1800’s. Owned by Henry Latham 1876-84. Destroyed by fire 1897. Rebuilt two-floor hotel Haverly House. Later apartments. Razed c. 1953. — Map (db m135156) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Indian Trail
Old Indian trail led through this valley to the Switzkill. Indian camp ground near here. — Map (db m135092) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Manor of Van Rensselaer
1630 Kiliaen Van Rensselaer granted patent for 1152 square miles including all of Albany and Rensselaer Counties — Map (db m136076) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Myers Farm
Philip Myers of Germany in 1763 built a log house at Chesterville, married a daughter of Nicholas Stoddard and died 1813 — Map (db m135149) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Quaker Church
Site of a Quaker church and school. Erected 1803. Cemetery in rear. — Map (db m136064) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Reformed Church
First church in town. Organized 1793. Original site five miles south of here — Map (db m135148) HM
New York (Albany County), Westerlo — Westerlo
Town formed March 16, 1815 from Coeymans and Rensselaerville. Named for Rev. Eilardus Westerlo of Albany. — Map (db m135147) HM
New York (Allegany County), Alfred — Alumni Hall, Alfred University
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. — Map (db m75884) HM
New York (Allegany County), Alfred — The Robert R. McComsey Career Development Center at the Allen-Steinheim Museum
Dedicated October 6, 1997. The Allen-Steinheim Museum was built between 1876 and 1890 by Alfred University's second president, Jonathan Allen. A natural history museum, the Gothic ediface was built from approximately 8,000 different specimens of . . . — Map (db m75795) HM
New York (Allegany County), Alfred — This Statue of King Alfred The Great(A.D. 849-899)
was provided through the generosity of Stephen Clarke Saunders '58 and Barbara Potter Saunders '60, and was dedicated in September 1990 as a remembrance of the heritage of Alfred University and as a memorial to the "Education King." William . . . — Map (db m75759) HM
New York (Allegany County), Alma — B.J. Thomas(1843-1918)
Driller & contractor from PA, who earned nickname of "Dry Hole Ben" by seldom promoting successful oil wells. His continued faith in paying quantities of oil in Allegany County let him drill many historical wells. Including the "Wildcat Well" on . . . — Map (db m65539) HM
New York (Allegany County), Andover — 308 — Early Cemetery
Cole-Dike cemetery first burial Zeriah Dike in 1798. Revolutionary War veteran Nathaniel Dike 1747-1813 buried here. — Map (db m133057) HM
New York (Allegany County), Angelica — Angelica Cemetery
Site gift of Church family, 1801; First burial, 1803; among noted men of Allegany Co. Buried here are; Major M. Van Campen, Capt. P. Church, Judge M. Grover and Rev. C. Fairbank — Map (db m65538) HM
New York (Allegany County), Belfast — Belfast Civil War Monument
(front) In honor of our soldiers the defenders of the Union Civil War 1861 - 1865 Gettysburg (right) Sixth New York Cavalry Five Forks (rear) Enlisted from Allen, N.Y. Wilderness (left) First . . . — Map (db m75785) WM
New York (Allegany County), Belfast — Belfast World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam Memorial
We dedicate this memorial to those who served in World War II, Korean Conflict and Vietnam, especially those who died for our freedom. — Map (db m75787) WM
New York (Allegany County), Belfast — Township of Belfast World War I Memorial
In honor of the men of the Township of Belfast who served their country in the Great War for world-wide liberty, 1917 - 1919. — Map (db m75786) WM
New York (Allegany County), Belmont — Town of Amity Civil War Monument
(front) Erected by the citizens of Amity 1861-1865 (right) In memory of the men of the township (rear) who offered their lives to their country (left) in order that their country . . . — Map (db m75782) WM
New York (Allegany County), Bolivar — Early Cemetery
Used as a burial ground for pioneer families: Lesuer, Tyler, Cowles, Kellogg, Mead, Daniels, Beers, Davie stones date from the 1820's. — Map (db m88284) HM
New York (Allegany County), Bolivar — Lesuer House
Early settler Eli Lesuer bought this property 1834. Elected 1st town assessor 1825, school commissioner 1834, and path master 1846. — Map (db m88283) HM
New York (Allegany County), Bolivar — This Is Oil Country!Historic New York
The presence of oil in this area of the Allegheny foothills has been known by white men since 1627, when a French missionary reported that the Indians used "a good kind of oil" for medicinal purposes from the nearby Seneca Oil Spring. Production . . . — Map (db m88286) HM
New York (Allegany County), Canaseraga — 36 — A Hairy LegendLegends & Lore
First sighted Aug 18, 1926 hairy women of Klipnocky, once young girls, inhabit this forest, waiting for their parents' return. — Map (db m127569) HM
New York (Allegany County), Canaseraga — First House in Canaseraga
Built on this site by Samuel Boylan in 1806. — Map (db m75911) HM
New York (Allegany County), Caneadea — Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge(bridge location)
1902 Flood destroyed wooden bridge 1903 Camelback Parker Truss Bridge built by Groton Bridge Works at a cost of $6,360.00. 1952 Wooden floor replaced with iron grating 1990 "Grandparents of the Future" chained themselves to the bridge in . . . — Map (db m75913) HM
New York (Allegany County), Caneadea — Caneadea Historic Camelback Bridge(Genesee River Access Site location)
1902 Flood destroyed wooden bridge 1903 Camelback Parker Truss Bridge built by Groton Bridge Works at a cost of $6,360.00. 1952 Wooden floor replaced with iron grating 1990 "Grandparents of the Future" chained themselves to the bridge in protest . . . — Map (db m75916) HM
New York (Allegany County), Centerville — Centerville Town Hall
This building was originally known as the First Presbyterian Church of Centerville. Church members purchased this lot in 1858 and began construction of the church, completing it in 1859 at a cost of $3,000. — Map (db m75936) HM
New York (Allegany County), Ceres — Ceres School
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m88289) HM
New York (Allegany County), Cuba — Dedicated to All Veterans
Dedicated to all veterans Through peace or war their memories will never die — Map (db m86600) WM
New York (Allegany County), New Hudson — Hanging Bog
Hanging Bog is a man-made pond built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's on then federally owned land. In 1962 Hanging Bog was transferred to New York State. The pond is referred to as Hanging Bog because of its unique mat of floating . . . — Map (db m86561) HM
New York (Allegany County), Oil Springs Indian Reservation — 1627 Seneca Oil Spring 1927
1627 Seneca Oil Spring 1927 Forms the first chapter in the development of the petroleum industry in America - a gigantic world enterprise transforming modern life. 1627 Oil in American continent first recorded in this region by the Franciscan . . . — Map (db m86604) HM
New York (Allegany County), Richburg — One Mile East of this Spot
Stands a monument marking the site of the first commercial well in the Richburg Oil Field. Completed April 27, 1881. This marker was erected by local oil producers and the site provided by the Richburg Board of Education. — Map (db m88333) HM
New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — 1885 • Fish Survey • 1935
The state-wide watershed survey of fish life was begun here on Duffy Hollow Brook by the conservation department in 1926. — Map (db m136688) HM
New York (Allegany County), Wellsville — Triangle No. 1
First oil well drilled in Allegany County drilled by O.P. Taylor 1879 — Map (db m65540) HM
New York (Allegany County), Willing — First Town Meeting
Town of Willing held at home of Hiram York March 2, 1852 — Map (db m88288) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — "Pete" Sheehy
Yankees Equipment Manager 1927 - 1985 Keeper of the pinstripes — Map (db m18413) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Adoption of the Constitution
. . . — Map (db m53832) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Alfred Manuel "Billy" MartinCasey's Boy
A Yankee forever. A man who knew only one way to play - to win. As a player for Casey Stengel he thrived on pressure delivering the key play or hit. MVP of 1953 World Series setting record for most hits in six-game series with 12. Later as a . . . — Map (db m18398) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Algernon Sydney Sullivan
In honor of Algernon – Sydney – Sullivan Jurist – Statesman – Orator Born 1826           Died 1887 An immaculate life · Devoted with never failing fidelity to public and private trusts. < Reverse Side : > In . . . — Map (db m53837) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Allie Pierce Reynolds"Superchief"
New York Yankees 1947 - 1954 One of the Yankees' greatest right hand pitchers Hurled two no hitters in 1951 Starred on five straight World Champions 1949 - 1953 Five time All-Star .686 Yankee winning percentage Erected by the New York . . . — Map (db m18393) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — American Bison Society
In commemoration of the American Bison Society, founded in 1905 with the help of William T. Hornaday, the Director of the Bronx Zoo. Under Hornaday’s leadership, the ABS’ dedicated efforts helped restore bison to the prairies with animals from the . . . — Map (db m7328) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bartow – Pell MansionDesignated Landmark • New York City
Built between 1836 and 1842 as a country seat for Robert Bartow, descendant of Thomas Pell who established the Manor of Pelham here in 1654, this house is one of the finest examples of the late Federal style in the country. It was restored by the . . . — Map (db m32032) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bartow Pell Mansion
. . . — Map (db m98624) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Bob SheppardPublic Address Announcer — "The Voice of Yankee Stadium" —
For half a century he has welcomed generations of fans with his trademark greeting "Ladies and Gentleman, welcome to Yankee Stadium". His clear, concise and correct vocal style has announced the names of hundreds of players - both unfamiliar and . . . — Map (db m18605) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel
1890 - 1975 Brightened baseball for over 50 years With the spirit of eternal youth Yankee manager 1949 -1960 winning 10 pennants and 7 world championships including a record 5 consecutive 1949 - 1953 Erected by the New York Yankees July 30, . . . — Map (db m53932) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing
New York Yankees 1930 - 1942 1945 - 1946 US Army Air Division 1943 - 1945 The Yankees' all time leader in wins by a right hand pitcher with 231. The only pitcher in franchise history to compile four consecutive 20 win . . . — Map (db m53804) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Cortlandt House
Built by Frederick van Cortlandt MDCCXLVIII Placed in the custody of the Colonial Dames of the State of New York – MDCCXLVIII Opened by them as a public Museum MDCCCXCVII This large estate has been held continuously by the descendants of . . . — Map (db m53821) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — David Glasgow Farragut
Erected by his wife and son to the memory of David Glasgow Farragut First Admiral in the United States Navy Born   July 5, 1801 Died   August 14, 1870 --------------- — Map (db m40012) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Donald Arthur Mattingly"Donnie Baseball" — 1982 -1995 —
American League batting champion 1984 American League MVP (145 RBI) 1985 Nine-time gold glove winner Six-time American League All-Star Set record for most grand slams in a season (6) 1987 Major League record for most home runs in seven . . . — Map (db m18606) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Edward "Whitey" Ford
"Chairman of the Board" New York Yankees 1950, 1953 - 67 Led Yankees to 11 pennants and six world championships leads all Yankee pitchers in games, innings, wins, strikeouts ans shutouts. Cy Young award winner in 1961. Holds many World Series . . . — Map (db m53808) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Edward Grant Barrow1868- 1953
Moulder of a tradition of victory under whose guidance the Yankees won fourteen American League pennants and ten World Championships and brought to this field some of the greatest baseball stars of all time. This memorial is a tribute from those who . . . — Map (db m18607) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Elston Gene Howard
1929 - 1980 "A man of great gentleness and dignity" one of the all time Yankee greats. American League MVP in 1963 winner of two gold glove awards. A fitting leader to be the first black player to wear a Yankee uniform. " If indeed humility is a . . . — Map (db m53789) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Fort Independence Park
“King’s Bridge and the heights adjacent, of the utmost importance to the communication between New York and the mainland, & to the security of the Hudson, were reconnoitered by Washington on horseback about June 16, 1776. By direction of the . . . — Map (db m53814) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Fort Number Four
. . . — Map (db m53810) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Freedomland USA Theme Park
On this Co-Op City site was the entrance to Freedomland USA. "The world's largest outdoor entertainment center". A true theme park shaped in the map of the United States with rides, attractions and performers depicting the history of our country in . . . — Map (db m134551) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — George Herman "Babe" Ruth1895 - 1948
A great ball player. A great man. A great American. — Map (db m18395) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — George M Steinbrenner III
July 4 1930 - July 13 2010 New York Yankees principal owner "The Boss" 1973 - 2010 Purchased the New York Yankees on July 5 1973. A true visionary who changed the game of baseball forever, he was considered the most influential owner in all of . . . — Map (db m53790) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Glover’s Rock
Near this site on October 18, 1776, Col. John Glover and 600 Patriots held off British and Hessian forces under Gen. Howe long enough to save Washington’s troops from destruction, enabling them to withdraw to Westchester and ultimate victory. Bronx . . . — Map (db m32013) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Glover’s Rock
          Glover’s Rock marks the site of the Battle of Pell’s Point on October 18, 1776. Before the American Revolution, the Siwanoy Native Americans used the rock as a lookout point along their trading route. The glacial granite rock is now . . . — Map (db m98622) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Henry Louis GehrigJune 19th 1903 - June 2, 1941
A man, a gentleman and a great ball player. Whose amazing record of 2130 consecutive games should stand for all time. This memorial is a tribute from the Yankee players to their beloved captain and team mate. July the Fourth 1941 — Map (db m18411) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Joseph Paul Dimaggio“The Yankee Clipper” — 1914 – 1999 —
Recognized as baseball’s “greatest living player.” Lifetime batting average .325 •Won MVP award 1939, 1941 •Selected to All-Star Game 13 times •American League batting title 1939, 1940 •Elected to Hall of . . . — Map (db m53788) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Joseph Vincent McCarthy
Manager New York Yankees 1931 - 1946 One of baseball's most beloved and respected leaders led Yankees to 8 pennants and 7 world championships including 4 consecutive 1936 - 1939 compiling a .627 winning percentage Erected by New York Yankees . . . — Map (db m53791) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra
1946 - 1963 Yankee manager 1964, 1984 - 1985 Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972 "It ain't over 'til it's over" Three time MVP 1951-54-55 Selected to A.L. All-Star Game 15 consecutive years Hit most Home Runs by a Yankee catcher . . . — Map (db m53805) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Major General Porter
Major General Porter Adjutant General State of New York 1886 – 1894 < Left Inscription : > He labored to increase the efficiency, perfect the discipline and elevate the standard of the National Guard. < Rear Inscription : . . . — Map (db m53835) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Mel Allen
"The Voice of the Yankees" 1939 - 1964 With his warm personality and signature greeting "Hello There Everybody", he shaped baseball broadcasting by charismatically bringing the excitement and drama of Yankees baseball to generations of fans. He . . . — Map (db m53795) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Memorial GroveVan Cortlandt Park
Memorial Grove was created to honor Bronx men who served in World War II and Korea. The grove is shaded by Pin oaks (Quercus palustris), Red oaks (Quercus rubra), and Norway maples (Acer platanoides). Memorial Grove was first planted in 1949 to . . . — Map (db m53839) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Mickey Mantle"A Great Teammate" — 1931 - 1995 —
536 Home Runs. Winner of Triple Crown 1956. Most World Series Home Runs 18. Selected to All Star team 20 times. Won MVP award 1956, 1957 - 1962, Elected to Hall of Fame 1974. A magnificent Yankee who left a legacy of unequaled courage. — Map (db m18412) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Miller James Huggins
Manager of New York Yankees 1918 - 1929 Pennant winners 1921-22-23...1926,27,28 World Champions 1923 1927 and 1928 As a tribute to a splendid character who made priceless contributions to baseball and on the field brought glory to the New . . . — Map (db m53796) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Number 3 Babe Ruth
Uniform number retired: 1948 From 1920 - 1934, The Babe singlehandedly lifted baseball to new heights with his unlimited talent and unbridled love for the game. His enormous contribution to baseball and The Yankees made him the most celebrated . . . — Map (db m54727) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pell’s Treaty Oak
On June 27, 1654, beneath a nearby oak, Thomas Pell signed a treaty with Siwanoy Sachems acquiring the Manor of Pelham and pledging “mutual peace and love be maintained.” Fire destroyed the tree in 1906. — Map (db m32030) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Philip Francis Rizzuto
"A man's size is measured by his heart" Scooter sparked the Yankees to 10 pennants and 8 world championships 1950 American League MVP 1950 American League player of the year MVP of the World seres in 1951 Has enjoyed two outstanding . . . — Map (db m53803) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope Benedict XVI Mass
In commemoration of the solemn pontifical mass marking the bicentennial of the Archdiocese of New York offered by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI April 20 2008 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of Knights of Columbus. — Map (db m35060) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope John Paul II Mass
In commemoration of the mass for world justice and peace offered by His Holiness Pope John Paul II October 2, 1979 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of the Knights of Columbus. — Map (db m35059) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Pope Paul VI Mass
In commemoration of the solemn mass for peace offered by His Holiness Pope Paul VI October 4, 1963 here in Yankee Stadium. Gift of Knights of Columbus — Map (db m35058) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Prison Window
Prison Window built of Holland brick and stone from the old Sugar House Duane Street 1763 – 1892 Used by the British as a prison for American soldiers 1776 – 1783 Cunningham provost marshal Presented by T.J. Oakley Rhinelander Esq. to . . . — Map (db m53827) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Reggie Jackson
"Mr. October" New York Yankees 1977 - 1981. One of the most colorful and exciting players of his era. A prolific power hitter who thrived in pressure situation. In five years in pinstripes, he helped lead the Yankees to four division titles, . . . — Map (db m53817) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Roger Eugene Maris
Against all odds In 1961 he became the only player to hit more than 60 home runs in a single season. In belated recognition of one of baseball's greatest achievements his 61 in '61 the Yankees salute him as a great player and as author of one of . . . — Map (db m53806) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Ron Guidry
"Gator" "Louisiana Lightning" New York Yankees, 1975 - 1988 Co-captain, 1986 - 1988. A three time 20-game winner, he went 25 - 3 with a 1.74 Earned Run Average to win the 1978 A.L. Cy Young award. Set Yankees records in 1978 by winning his first . . . — Map (db m53819) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Sgt. John Basilone
In memory of Sgt. John Basilone U.S. Marine Corps Killed at Iwo Jima February 19, 1945 Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor and Navy Cross — Map (db m53840) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Site of the Redoubt
Site of the redoubt thrown up here in October, 1776 by American troops under General Heath to protect the retreat of Washington’s Army from New York to White Plains. Erected under the auspices of Woodlawn Cemetery and the American Scenic and . . . — Map (db m12677) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — St . Peter's Church Westchester
The original church on this site was built in 1700 to house a parish organized by an act of the Provincial Assembly in 1693. Queen Anne contributed an altar in 1708. In 1763 a charter was received from King George III. The present church, designed . . . — Map (db m52223) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Thurman Munson
New York Yankees June 7, 1947 - August 2, 1979 Yankee Captain "Our captain and leader has not left us- today, tomorrow, this year, next...our endeavors will reflect our love and admiration for him." Erected by The New York Yankees September . . . — Map (db m53809) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — To the memory of Jacob Ruppert1867 - 1939
Gentleman • American • Sportsman Through whose vision and courage this imposing edifice, destined to become the home of champions, was erected and dedicated to the American game of baseball. — Map (db m18611) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Van Cortlandt House
Van Cortlandt House has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark.
Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the . . . — Map (db m53823) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Van Cortlandt House Museum
This Revolutionary War landmark is the oldest house in the Bronx and became the first historic house museum in New York City. It is a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a proud New York City . . . — Map (db m53830) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Van Cortlandt MansionDesignated Landmark New York City
Here in 1781, to deceive the British, General George Washington kept campfires burning in the area surrounding the house while he gained time for safe withdrawal of his troops across the Hudson River. The property on which this magnificent manor . . . — Map (db m53824) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Vernon "Lefty" Gomez
New York Yankees 1930 - 42 Known for his excellent wit as he was fast with a quip and a pitch. Set World Series record with 6 wins and no defeats. Has four 20 win seasons leading Yankees to seven pennants and six championships Erected by New . . . — Map (db m53792) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey1928 - 1943, 1946 — Yankee Coach 1949 - 1957 —
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1954 Named to the A.L. All-Star team 11 times Had a .313 lifetime avg Hit over .300 in 11 seasons Caught more than 100 games in 13 consecutive seasons Led the Yankees to 8 pennants and 7 World Championships . . . — Map (db m18397) HM
New York (Bronx County), Bronx — Yankee Stadium September 11 Memorial
We remember On September 11, 2001, despicable acts of terrorism were perepetrated on our country. In tribute to the eternal spirit of the innocent victims of these crimes and to the selfless courage shown by both public servants and private citizens . . . — Map (db m35653) HM
New York (Bronx County), The Bronx — Former American Female Guardian Society’s Home for the FriendlessNew York City Designated Landmark
The Home for the Friendless, also known as the Woody Crest Home, was constructed in 1901-02 to the design of prominent architect William B. Tuthill. Built for abandoned and needy children, the home was established by the American Female Guardian . . . — Map (db m133507) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — 490 — Centenary Church
Site of the 45th Annual Convention of the NY State Woman Suffrage Association attended by 162 delegates October 14-17, 1913 — Map (db m132676) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Chenango Canal
The southern end of the 97-mile canal (1837-78) was at the river confluence. It moved Pa coal, local lumber & goods to the Erie Canal. Canal Society of NYS — Map (db m92919) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Freedom Trail

Fugitive slaves were aided on the Underground Railroad at this site.

Dr. S. Hand house & nearby M.E. Zion and A.M.E. Bethel Church — Map (db m101993) HM

New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Historic North Side-Bingham's Patent
Historic North Side Bingham's Patent Near this site is the northern boundary of the land grant of William Bingham. This was the city limit until April 4, 1890 — Map (db m93031) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Historic North Side-The Chenango Canal
Historic North Side The Chenango Canal Between 1837 and 1875 the canal linked Binghamton and Utica. Its general course followed the line of State St. which is built on the filled in canal bed. — Map (db m93029) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — In Honor of Rod Serling
In Honor of Rod Serling, Class of 1943 creator of "Twilight Zone" award winning dramatist playwright and lecturer 1924-1975 — Map (db m92985) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Indian Castle
Indian Castle Located near junction of Castle Creek with Chenango River. Called Otsiningo. Destroyed Aug. 18, 1779 during Sullivan Campaign — Map (db m93030) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Near This Point 18 August 1779
Near This Point 18 August 1779 Camped the army of James Clinton en route to join the forces of General John Sullivan in the expedition against the Iroquois and their British allies in the war of the American Revolution

Originally erected . . . — Map (db m92920) HM

New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Phelps Mansion Museum
Phelps Mansion Museum has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1973 by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m92921) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Roberson MuseumSullivan-Clinton Museum Exhibit
A museum exhibit interprets the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779. The campaign destroyed Native American villages and crops throughout the Iroquois homeland. — Map (db m94628) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton
Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending . . . — Map (db m93324) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Site of Peterson's Tavern
Site of Peterson's Tavern First meeting place of the newly incorporated village of Binghamton May 3, 1834 — Map (db m92915) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — The Bevier-Wright House
Built by Cornelius & Barbara Bevier circa 1850. Purchased 1889 by Otsego County native & Civil War veteran William Wright for 3,000.00. W. E. Wright was a carpenter, general contractor & proprietor of two stove & tinware stores in Binghamton. . . . — Map (db m94390) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — The Quinn FarmJames Quinn — President —
First Farm Bureau in the United States

In 1911 began the largest organization of farmers founded for the purpose of extending the science of agriculture.The growth of their idea resulted in the unparalleled productivity of American agriculture . . . — Map (db m93291) HM

New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Universalist
First society formed 1838 church erected this square facing Exchange St. in 1846, burned c. 1867 — Map (db m93290) HM
New York (Broome County), Binghamton — William J. McGowan Award

William J. McGowan, Jr. 1918 - 1922 — Binghamton City Council — 1976 - 1991 —————————————————— The . . . — Map (db m121221) HM

New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — Lock 107
The stone walls visible here are parts of Lock 107 on the Chenango Canal, which opened in 1837. Constructed as a composite lock of stone lined with wooden planks, Lock 107 was repaired and rebuilt several times over the years. The last rebuild of . . . — Map (db m94370) HM
New York (Broome County), Chenango Forks — The Chenango Canal
The Chenango Canal was part of a vast network of canals that connected New York State's cities with the Great Lakes, the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean. Opened for navigation on May 6, 1837, the Chenango Canal carried people between the Erie . . . — Map (db m94410) HM
New York (Broome County), Corbettsville — Binghamton and Upper SusquehannaHistoric New York
The valleys of the Upper Susquehanna River were natural routes for Indians, traders and settlers. Oquaga, near Windsor, was an Indian fur-trading post, and became an objective of the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779. From a dam at the outlet of . . . — Map (db m35164) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — Delaware County
Set apart from Ulster and Otsego Cos., 1797; Named for Delaware River, which was named for Lord Delaware, Governor of Virginia, 1609 — Map (db m92745) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — First Bank Building In Deposit
Historical Marker First Bank Building In Deposit 1869-1894 Knapp Brothers — Map (db m92917) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — Home of First Bank in Deposit
Historical Marker Home of First Bank in Deposit founded by, Charles Knapp, Esq. 1854 — Map (db m93292) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — Oldest Building In Deposit
Historical Marker Oldest Building In Deposit-1799 Formerly Rookery Tavern 1800-1870 — Map (db m92766) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — Revolutionary Cemetery
Historical Marker Revolutionary Cemetery War veterans of 1776 & 1812 Originally and Indian Burial Ground — Map (db m93203) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — Site Of First Store In Deposit
Site Of First Store In Deposit Built By Silas Crandall 1803 — Map (db m92918) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — This Boulder Marks The Fort Stanwix Treaty Line
This Boulder Marks The Fort Stanwix Treaty Line The deed from the Indians to the whites was signed November,5 1768 The line was run in 1769 from the Delaware River almost due north to the mouth of the Unadilla River It afterward became the . . . — Map (db m92769) HM
New York (Broome County), Deposit — Village of Deposit Incorporated 1811
Historical Marker Village of Deposit Incorporated 1811 Originally Cookhouse Site of John Hulce's home First permanent settler 1789 — Map (db m93293) HM

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