Fort Herkimer as carved on John Edes' Powder Horn

Photograph of a sketch of Fort Herkimer as carved on John Edes' powder horn. Fort Herkimer was built in 1740, and during the American Revolution was rebuilt as a defensive stone stockade around the Fort Herkimer Church. Both forts were destroyed during the building of the Erie Canal, but the church still stands. The forts stood on what is now on Route 5S in Herkimer County, New York. The sketch was made in the 1937 from the actual horn.
Identifier
NYSA_A0245-77_Herkimer_B04_59
Date
April 4 1942
Contributor
Vrooman, John J. (Photographer), Hartley, R.M. (Artist)
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Archives and History. Photographs of historic sites and structures, 1936-1963. Series A0245-77. Herkimer County.
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Geographic Locations

Herkimer County