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Photo at left taken in 1943 of two unknown Revolutionary War soldiers (no other burials nearby), appeared in the Mirror Recorder on October 13, 1976. This was a special edition in recognition of America's Bicentennial. I have been trying to find out if these markers are still in existence and if anyone has updated photos and any other information. The property that the stones may be on was owned by the Haines family . The last of the Haines were Fred and his sister Nellie and they had farmed it there for many years.. It had been in their family since the early 1830's The sign is located at a small pull off spot just pass what use to be Scotch Valley (Deer Run ski resort) on State Rt. 10 heading towards Jefferson on the right side of the road.
-- Courtesy of Patricia Cable Wright, April 14, 2019


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NOTE: Hi, my name is Darryl Harper and I am descended from the Hendry's of Harpersfield. I was wondering if the photo might be James and Thomas Hendry's gravestones? I know they have memorial stones in Harpersfield Rural Cemetery, but I have read they were buried close to where they were killed. --Darryl Harper, April 16, 2019

NOTE from Patricia: Just talking to my husband and he remembered me reading "The Indian Raid in 1780" under The Town of Harpersfield on dcnyhistory.org website. Also there is interesting information under "Scenes of Notable Events" which is under The Town of Harpersfield by W.W. MUNSELL - 1797-1880. Both mention Thomas and James Hendry.



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