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Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cole’s Fort

 
 
Cole’s Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Cole’s Fort Marker
Inscription.
Built 1755, in French and
Indian War, by New Jersey
which claimed this area.
Home of Wilhelmus Cole
settled here about 1730.

 
Erected by City of Port Jervis.
 
Location. 41° 21.895′ N, 74° 41.049′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of E Main Street and Jersey Avenue, on the right when traveling south on E Main Street. Click for map. 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. Indian Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Machackemech Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley Line (approx. ¼ 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. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Decker Fort (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
Marker in Port Jervis image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Port Jervis
Cole’s Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Cole’s Fort Marker
Marker on E Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. Marker on E Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 32 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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