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Historic Map - Fort Plain & Nelliston, NY - 1891

Fort Plain, N.Y. and Nelliston. Burleigh Lithographing Establishment.

Reproduction bird's-eye view map of Fort Plain and Nelliston, New York, drawn and published by Lucien R. Burleigh around 1891. This village along a branch of the Mohawk River in Montgomery County was named after a Revolutionary War fort built just up the hill. The fort and its blockhouse held strong throughout the war due to the fort's women who, dressed as men, were able to fend off Indian attacks. When the Erie Canal was completed Fort Plain quickly became a center for textile and furniture manufacturing.

This map shows buildings, clearly labeled street names and railway routes.

Features numbered references to the following locations:

  1. Church of the Holy Cross, Episcopal
  2. Church of the Messiah, Universalist
  3. Methodist Episcopal Church
  4. Reformed Church
  5. German Lutheran Church
  6. St. James Church, Catholic
  7. Clinton Liberal Institute
  8. Public School
  9. Town Hall
10. Fritcher Opera House
11. B. H. & E. E. Elwood, Silk Manufacturers
12. Knitting Mill
13. Fort Plain Spring & Axle Works, Wood, Smith & Co.
14. J. A. Zoller & Bro., Sash, Door & Blind Manufacturer
15. W. R. Walrath, Lumber Dealer
16. Fort Plain Furniture Co.
17. Walrath & Gray, Broom Materials
18. Fort Plain Glove and Mitten Co.
19. J. K. Edwards, Furniture & Undertaking
20. Gas & Electric Light Works
21. Henry Betzinger, Carriages and Road Carts
22. P. P. Wagner, Crockery & Groceries
22. C. L. Thurwood, Furniture & Undertaking
23. R. H. Shearer & Co., Dry Goods & Carpets
24. Stewart, Smith & Bergen, Hardware, Stoves & Tinware
25. J. K. Burnett, Dentist
26. Fuller & Platner, Boots and Shoes
27. Smith & Rebell, Carriage Makers
27. George Hisgen, Carriage & Ornamental Painter
27. J. O. Rackmyer, Novelty Works
28. H. & D. Casler, Livery & Sale Stable
29. John C. Jackson, Physician and Surgeon
30. Hotel Grant
30. Eston & Norton, Grocers
30. W. E. Morrison, Express Agent
30. Alfred Lemoine, Watchmaker & Jeweler
31. Justus Wagner, Merchant Tailor
32. H. E. Shinaman, Druggist
33. Dillinbeck Bros., Staple & Fancy Dry Goods
34. V. Oscar Garlock, Wines & Liquors
35. The Fort Plain National Bank
36. C. C. Edwards, Hatter and Furnisher
36. L. H. Baumgaertel, Fine Custom Tailor
37. Walrath Block
37. Diefendorf & Bowers, Groceries and Provisions
37. Andrew Heninger, Boots & Shoes
37. H. M. Eldredge, Lawyer
37. W. A. Cornell, Sewing Machines and Real Estate
38. George E. Phillips, Lawyer
39. George O'Conner, Boots & Shoes
39. John P. Grant, Grocery and Butter & Cheese Merchant
40. Sticht Bros., Boots & Shoes
41. Devoe & Shumway, Druggists
41. Farmers & Mechanics Bank
41. Alfred Cary & Co., Insurance
42. Willis E. Diefendorf, Bookseller
42. D. C. Shults, Lawyer
43. D. C. Gibson, Harness Maker
44. L. E. Glaessel, Boots & Shoes
44. A. D. Canning, Insurance
44. John S. Yost, Lawyer
44. Harvey Fikes, Justice of the Peace
45. Lipe House, H. S. Lipe, Proprietor
46. R. Selwood, Marble & Granite Works
47. Dr. Douglas Ayres
47. Albert Ayres, Dentist
48. Clark, Wood & Smith, Grocers
48. C. J. Wood, Insurance
48. W. U. Telegraph Co.
48. C. H. Brown, Barber
49. Lewis H. Hess, Cigar Manufacturer
50. John Hurell, Bakery & Confectioner
51. Harvey Wick, Wall Paper
51. Alex Van Slyke, Agent Singer Co.
51. J. E. Dewey, Lawyer
52. Thomas Williams, Practical Horse Shoer
53. R. Elwood, Coal Dealer
54. Edwin Walrath, Butter, Cheese & Eggs
55. Farmers Hotel
56. J. C. Delamater, Glove Manufacturer
56. J. M. Yordon, Paper Box Factory
57. Henry Stichel, Carriage Manufacturer
58. H. S. Wemple, Coal Dealer
59. Hotel Germania
60. John Winning, Tannery
61. Sand Hill Hotel
62. I. M. Lawrence, Contractor and Builder
63. Hackney Block
63. D. G. Hackney, Hop Dealer
64. Weller & Moore, Lawyers
65. Henry Frickey, Variety Baker
66. John Abbott, Real Estate
67. J. A. Pickard, Contractor and Builder
68. Residence of Dr. Dayton S. Kellogg
69. Will J. Diefendorf, Groceries & Provisions
70. Orange County Milk Association
71. "Mohawk Valley Register"
41. "Fort Plain Free Press"
10. Willard Bros., Pubs. "Standard"
72. Site of Fort Plain
73. Public School, Nelliston
74. Hansen House, Nelliston
75. American House, Nelliston
76. James W. Nellis, Groceries & Provisions, Nelliston
77. W. S. Davis, Sporting Glove Manufacturer, Nelliston
Historic Map of Fort Plain and Nelliston, NY - 1891

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