Commemorating Massacre of Feb. 8-9,1690. One Hundred and Fourteen French and Ninety-Six Indians Entered During Night at North Gate, Located at this Point. Assault was Commenced Here. Seventy Houses were Burned, Sixty Persons Killed and Twenty-Seven made Prisoners. Outside this Gate, Two were Killed and Two were made Prisoners. Just Inside, two were made Prisoners. Here Adam Vrooman Resisted Attack and his Wife and Child were Killed.Beukendael Skirmish, July 18, 1748
This Occurred in Glenville About Three Miles Northerly from City. Sixty Citizens were Drawn into Ambush by Indians, Thirty Nine were Killed. Dead were Brought Through this Gate, to Barn on Lot North of Present Dutch Church.
Tablet Erected by Common Council
on Centennial Anniversary of
Incorporation of City,
March 26, 1898