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History of Northumberland, New York, USA

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Northumberland, Saratoga, New York, USA

We believe the name Northumberland which means border town has a Scottish origin. In 1765 James Brisbin a native of Scotland came here when we were part of Saratoga. He settled 1 1/ 2 miles westerly of Fort Miller, towards Bacon Hill a hamlet in Northumberland that became the hub of activity with the Hudson River nearby.


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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...


  • News 1805 - Killed by Wagon
    A daughter of Mr Marlin, merchant, of Northumberland, (New-York state) in the 14th year of her age, was instantly killed by a wagon running over her. ...Read MORE...


  • Northumberland, New York, USA
    1840 print by William Henry Bartlett
    Artwork
  • News 1848 - Sad
    Mrs Rachel, aged about twenty years, wife of James P. Van Derwarker, of Northumberland, New York, committed suicide by cutting her throat with a...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Northumberland
    Northumberland, a post-township on the E. border of Saratoga co., New York, on Hudson river, intersected by the Saratoga and Washington railroad....Read MORE...


  • Northumberland, New York, USA
    Residence of James Carrigan, Northumberland, Saratoga Co, N.Y. (1866)

    Built c. 1830, one-time tavern on stage coach route; originally built by Vanderwerker family, known recently as the Hodgson residence.
    www.townofnorthumberland.org
    1866 Stone and Stewart Atlas of Saratoga County New York
  • Northumberland, New York, USA
    1878 print, Residence of A. B. Baucus

    Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County
    Artwork
  • Northumberland, New York, USA
    1878 print, Residence of Isaac Van Dewerker

    Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County
    Artwork
  • Northumberland, New York, USA
    1878 print, Residence of Hon. D. H. Deyoe

    Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County
    Artwork
  • Northumberland, New York, USA
    1878 print, Residence of Abraham Marshall and son, John

    Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County

    Abraham Marshall home, purchased by Marshall from James McCready, 1838
    www.townofnorthumberland.org
    Artwork
  • 1895 - Northumberland
    Northumberland, a post-village in Northumberland township, Saratoga co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, about 35 miles N. of Albany, and 10 miles E. by...Read MORE...


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


  • 1906
    Northumberland, a post-village in Northumberland township (town), Saratoga co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, about 35 miles N. of Albany. The banking...Read MORE...




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Northumberland, New York, USA
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1840 print by William Henry Bartlett
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Northumberland, New York, USA
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Residence of James Carrigan, Northumberland, Saratoga Co, N.Y. (1866)

Built c. 1830, one-time tavern on stage coach route; originally built by Vanderwerker family, known recently as the Hodgson residence.
www.townofnorthumberland.org
1866 Stone and Stewart Atlas of Saratoga County New York



Northumberland, New York, USA
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1878 print, Residence of A. B. Baucus

Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County
Artwork

Northumberland, New York, USA
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1878 print, Residence of Isaac Van Dewerker

Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County
Artwork

Northumberland, New York, USA
Pinterest
1878 print, Residence of Hon. D. H. Deyoe

Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County
Artwork

Northumberland, New York, USA
Pinterest
1878 print, Residence of Abraham Marshall and son, John

Sylvester's 1878 History of Saratoga County

Abraham Marshall home, purchased by Marshall from James McCready, 1838
www.townofnorthumberland.org
Artwork
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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...

  • News  1805 - Killed by Wagon
    A daughter of Mr Marlin, merchant, of Northumberland, (New-York state) in the 14th year of her age, was instantly killed by a wagon running over her. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1848 - Sad
    Mrs Rachel, aged about twenty years, wife of James P. Van Derwarker, of Northumberland, New York, committed suicide by cutting her throat with a... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Northumberland
    Northumberland, a post-township on the E. border of Saratoga co., New York, on Hudson river, intersected by the Saratoga and Washington railroad.... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Northumberland
    Northumberland, a post-village in Northumberland township, Saratoga co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, about 35 miles N. of Albany, and 10 miles E. by... Read MORE...

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

  • 1906
    Northumberland, a post-village in Northumberland township (town), Saratoga co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, about 35 miles N. of Albany. The banking... Read MORE...

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