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Fort Edward in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jane McCrea

 
 
Jane McCrea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Jane McCrea Marker
Inscription.

Original burial place of
Jane McCrea
July 28, 1777

 
Erected 1927 by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 13.358′ N, 73° 34.944′ W. Marker is in Fort Edward, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on U.S. 4, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Edward NY 12828, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Schuyler's Intrenchments (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Fort House Museum (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Patt Smyth House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Smyth House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gen. Washington (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rogers Island (approx. 2.8 miles away); Progenitors of Independence (approx. 2.8 miles away); Major Robert Rogers (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Edward.
 
Also see . . .  Jane McCrea -- Murdered by savage Indians allied to the British. (Submitted on June 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Jane McCrea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Jane McCrea Marker
Still buried at this location is Tobias van Veghten, who died at the same time as Jane McCrea.
Grave of Tobias van Veghten image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Grave of Tobias van Veghten
Near this spot lies the body of
Tobias van Veghten
a lieutenant in Col. McGrea’s Regt.
Killed at the Jane McCrea Massacre
July 27, 1777
Current Grave of Jane McCrea image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
4. Current Grave of Jane McCrea
Jane McCrea is now buried in Union Cemetery in Fort Edward.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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