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Stillwater, Saratoga, New York, USA

The place of the "Still Waters" knew early settlement. French people were here in the early 1600’s and are known to have had a mill, but they had to go to Albany to have their babies baptized in the Catholic faith...

In 1824, there were more sheep than people in Stillwater.


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  • (Stillwater) In 1709, Peter Schuyler built Fort Ingoldsby in town because of its location on the frontier of the French and Indian Wars.

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  • Settlers began arriving in Stillwater after 1730.

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  • General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
    The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights,...Read MORE...


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    Fort Neilson - Fortified Camp of the American Army at Bemis Heights. From here the Army moved to victory of Oct. 7th, 1777.
  • 1791 - Stillwater was established as a town in 1791, when Saratoga County was formed.

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  • In 1816, the hamlet of Stillwater incorporated as a village.

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  • 1854 - Stillwater
    Stillwater, a post-township of Saratoga co., New York, on the W. side of Hudson river. Population, 2967.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • News 1867 - Died trying to rescue cow
    Sidney Tompkins, a farmer of Stillwater, New York, discovered that one of his cows had a potato lodged in her throat. Mr. Thompkins undertook to...Read MORE...


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    1889 panorama print
  • 1895 - Stillwater
    Stillwater, a post-village in Stillwater township, Sar atoga co, N.Y., on the W. bank of the Hudson River, and on the Champlain Canal, 23 miles above ...Read MORE...


  • 1899 - Stillwater
    Stiliwater is one of the eastern tier of towns. It is bounded on the north by Saratoga, on the east by the county line, on the south by Halfmoon and...Read MORE...


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    Schoonmaker Memorial Presbyterian Church, Stillwater, N.Y.
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    Residence of Dr. Hudson, Stillwater, N.Y.
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    St. Peter's Church
  • 1906
    Stillwater, a poet-village in Stillwater township (town), Saratoga co., N.Y., on the W. bank of the Hudson River and on the Boston and Maine R., 23...Read MORE...


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    Hewitt House, Stillwater, N.Y. (1906)
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    A Section of the Barge Canal. At Work on the Dwas Kill, Opposite Stillwater, N.Y.
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    Methodist Episcopal Church
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    Power-House
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    Union Free School
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    Main Street, 1912
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    Main St. Looking North and Showing Post Office, 1912
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    Hudson River Looking South
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    Main Street and P.O.
  • News February 9, 1934 - The temperature at Stillwater plunged to 52 degrees below zero to establish a record for the state of New York.

    WeatherForYou.com
    February 9, 1934

  • The Stillwater Free Library was established in 1949 by Barbara Alexik and Elizabeth Beiter in the building formerly home to the St.John's Episcopal Church.

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Fort Neilson - Fortified Camp of the American Army at Bemis Heights. From here the Army moved to victory of Oct. 7th, 1777.

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1889 panorama print


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Schoonmaker Memorial Presbyterian Church, Stillwater, N.Y.

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Residence of Dr. Hudson, Stillwater, N.Y.

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St. Peter's Church

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Hewitt House, Stillwater, N.Y. (1906)

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A Section of the Barge Canal. At Work on the Dwas Kill, Opposite Stillwater, N.Y.

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Methodist Episcopal Church

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Power-House

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Union Free School


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Main Street, 1912

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Main St. Looking North and Showing Post Office, 1912

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Hudson River Looking South

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Main Street and P.O.
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  • (Stillwater) In 1709, Peter Schuyler built Fort Ingoldsby in town because of its location on the frontier of the French and Indian Wars.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Settlers began arriving in Stillwater after 1730.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
    The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights,... Read MORE...

  • 1791 - Stillwater was established as a town in 1791, when Saratoga County was formed.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1816, the hamlet of Stillwater incorporated as a village.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Stillwater
    Stillwater, a post-township of Saratoga co., New York, on the W. side of Hudson river. Population, 2967.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • News  1867 - Died trying to rescue cow
    Sidney Tompkins, a farmer of Stillwater, New York, discovered that one of his cows had a potato lodged in her throat. Mr. Thompkins undertook to... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Stillwater
    Stillwater, a post-village in Stillwater township, Sar atoga co, N.Y., on the W. bank of the Hudson River, and on the Champlain Canal, 23 miles above ... Read MORE...

  • 1899 - Stillwater
    Stiliwater is one of the eastern tier of towns. It is bounded on the north by Saratoga, on the east by the county line, on the south by Halfmoon and... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Stillwater, a poet-village in Stillwater township (town), Saratoga co., N.Y., on the W. bank of the Hudson River and on the Boston and Maine R., 23... Read MORE...

  • News  February 9, 1934 - The temperature at Stillwater plunged to 52 degrees below zero to establish a record for the state of New York.

    WeatherForYou.com
    February 9, 1934
  • The Stillwater Free Library was established in 1949 by Barbara Alexik and Elizabeth Beiter in the building formerly home to the St.John's Episcopal Church.

    www.wikipedia.org

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