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

Decker Fort

 
 
Decker Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Decker Fort Marker
Inscription.
Home of Martinus Decker,
burned by Brantís raiders,
July 20, 1779. Rebuilt,
1793. Headquarters of
John B. Jervis, 1826 – 28.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 22.706′ N, 74° 42.099′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on W Main Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. Fort Burned by Indians (a few steps from this marker); Fort Decker (a few steps from this marker); Tow Path (approx. 0.2 miles away); Toll House (approx. half a mile away); Port Jervis (approx. half a mile away); Banach Olympic Circle (approx. half a mile away); Delaware River (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Mid – Delaware (approx. 0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania). 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 of Minisink.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Minisink
Marker in Port Jervis image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Port Jervis
. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Decker Fort Marker on W Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Decker Fort Marker on W Main Street
Decker Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. Decker Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 807 times since then and 22 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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