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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
Fort Plain from Prospect Hill

[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1701 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 Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Fort Plain from Prospect Hill

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Photo: Fort Plain from Prospect Hill

A birdseye view of one of the historic towns of the Mohawk Valley taken from Prospect Hill, site of the middle Mohawk [castle] of Tarajorees from 1700 to 1755. Fort Plain of the Revolution stood on a hill about three-quarters of a mile north of the center of town, seen in this picture.

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