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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Kirkland and Sconondoa Monument

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1547 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 Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Kirkland and Sconondoa Monument

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Photo: Kirkland and Sconondoa Monument

Monument to the Rev. Samuel Kirkland, missionary to the Oneidas, chaplain in the Revolutionary armies and founder of Hamilton College, and Sconondoa, the great Oneida chief, in the Hamilton College cemetery. The insignia of the Sons of the American Revolution stands against each monument. Crow Hill, 1303 feet sea elevation, in the distance.

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