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

The Island

 
 
The Island Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. The Island Marker
Inscription.
Barracks Hospital

Brick – kiln

1755

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 15.831′ N, 73° 35.07′ W. Marker is in Fort Edward, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on Old Fort Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the banks of the river. 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 walking distance of this marker. Old Fort Edward (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Moat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Edward (about 500 feet away); Northeast Bastion (about 500 feet away); Rogers Island (about 600 feet away); Progenitors of Independence (about 600 feet away); Major Robert Rogers (about 600 feet away); Gen. Washington (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Edward.
 
Also see . . .  The History of Fort Edward. The Town of Fort Edward website. (Submitted on June 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Marker in Fort Edward Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Fort Edward
The Island Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. The Island
The island where Fort Edward's barracks, hospital and brick kiln were located in 1755 is seen here across the river. This photo was taken from in front of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 706 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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