By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 26, 2006
|1. Fort Plain NY State Historical Marker|
Northern limit of raid
by Brant's Indians-Tories
16 killed - 60 captured
100 buildings burned
Aug. 2, 1780
Erected 1928 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 42° 56.247′ N, 74° 37.654′ W. Marker is in Fort Plain, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Canal Street (Route 5S), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Plain NY 13339, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Plain (here, next to this marker); Wagner Home (approx. 3.5 miles away); Canajoharie Academy (approx. 3.6 miles away); Van Alstyne Homestead (approx. 3.7 miles away); Flint Homesite (approx. 6.6 miles away); Fort Hendrick (approx. 8.9 miles away); Rechtor Home (approx. 8.9 miles away); Mohawk Upper Castle (approx. 8.9 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The other Fort Plain Marker is across the driveway to the Fort Plain Museum
Also see . . . Fort Plain page of the webpage of New York State Military Museum and Veterans. (Submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Additional keywords. Fort Rensselaer
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 783 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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