Three miles east of Little Falls on Route 5-S
— Historic New York —General Nicholas Herkimer (1728-1777), one of the first American-born generation of the Palatine Germans who settled the Mohawk Valley, leading farmer-trader ofthe Valley, and hero of the Battle of Oriskany, builtHerkimer Home in 1764. As Brigadier General of the Tryon County Militia,Herkimer commanded the American forces who marchedto the relief of Fort Stanwix (Rome) when the fortwas besieged during the three-pronged British invasionof New York in 1777.
|Series||This marker is part of the New York: Historic New York series|
|Placed By||Education Department & Department of Public Works|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:34am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 549144 N 4754631|
|Decimal Degrees||42.94273333, -74.39761667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 56.564', W 74° 23.857'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 56' 33.84" N, 74° 23' 51.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1610-1698 I-90, Fultonville NY 12072, US|
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