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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
General Herkimer Home, 1764

[This information is from Vol. I, p. 803 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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General Herkimer Home, 1764

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Photo: General Herkimer Home, 1764.

Front view, as seen from the New York Central Railroad and Mohawk Turnpike, on both of which it is a famous landmark. Photo shows flag, D. A. R. 1912 Oriskany march marker, monument, house, well and well sweep, summer house (built on the General's Stone powder magazine) and the West Shore R. R. directly in front of the house. Photo by William Smith, Schuyler; by courtesy of Estella Folts Callan, Ilion.

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