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Old Fort Edward Before 1800

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Old Fort Edward Before 1800

An account of the historic ground now occupied by the village of Fort Edward, New York.

  • by William H. Hill
  • privately printed, Fort Edward, N.Y., 1929
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<span id='Hill'></span>Hill, William H., ''[[Space:Old Fort Edward Before 1800|Old Fort Edward Before 1800]]'' (Fort Edward, N.Y., 1929)
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<ref>[[#Hill|Hill]]: Page 134</ref>
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([[#Hill|Hill]]: Page 134)

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Table of Contents

  • From the earliest days to the advent of John Henry Lydius
  • A brief biography of John Henry Lydius Fort Edwards first settler
  • A brief sketch of Sir Francis Nicholson
  • Extracts from Kalms travels
  • Indian place names
  • French and Indian War period--1755-1760
  • When and by whom was Fort Miller built?
  • Notes on the fortifications at Fort Edward
  • Maps and plans relating to the fortifications at Fort Edward
  • Period of early settllement. 1761-1774
  • Revolutionary period. 1775-1783
  • The McCrea tragedy
  • Period of reconstruction. 1784-1800
  • Index

Addenda, Table of Contents

  • Part one.
  • Compilers note
  • Campaign of 1756
  • Campaign of 1758
  • Forts Mosquito and Misery
  • Lyons journal
  • Campaign of 1760
  • Fort Miller
  • Epitaphs
  • Part two
  • Compilers note
  • Fitch papers--Jane McCrea and her contemporaries
  • Obituaries of interesting local persons gathered from old newspapers
  • Biographical notes of early printers from Washington County, N. Y.
  • Early newspapers of Washington and Warren Counties, N. Y.
  • Valedictory




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