Johnson Hall - 1763

Johnson Hall - 1763 (HM1FRO)

Location: Pattersonville, NY 12137 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 53.792', W 74° 5.817'

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Johnstown

— Historic New York —


          Sir William Johnson (1715-1774), Indian trader, statesman, diplomat and Colonial Empire Builder, in 1763 built Johnson Hall, the center of his estate and the scene of many Indian conferences.

          Coming from Ireland in 1738, Johnson traded with the Indians and acquired great influence over them. After defeating the French at Lake George in 1755, he was created a baronet and made Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern Colonies. In 1766 he ended the Pontiac uprising, and in 1768 negotiated the Treaty of Fort Stanwix.

          At Johnstown, which he founded and colonized, Johnson Hall stands as a monument to his constructive achievement.
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HM NumberHM1FRO
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historic New York series
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Year Placed1961
Placed ByNew York State Education Department
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 573729 N 4749720
Decimal Degrees42.89653333, -74.09695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 53.792', W 74° 5.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 53' 47.52" N, 74° 5' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)518
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 920 Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway, Pattersonville NY 12137, US
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