Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1743 on this site, was
burned in raid by Joseph
Brantís Mohawks and Tories,
July 20, 1779.
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 41° 21.896′ N, 74° 41.03′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on E Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in St. Mary's Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Port Jervis NY 12771, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coleís Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Machackemech Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley Line (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Mine Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Stone Fort (approx. 0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Site of Fort Van Auken (approx. ĺ mile away but has been reported missing); Decker Fort (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Jervis.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brantís Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle
Also see . . . The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
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