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East Springfield in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp and Fort

 
 
Camp and Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
1. Camp and Fort Marker
Inscription.

At Hyde Bay, Otsego Lake
2½ miles south, occupied
by 4th Massachusetts Regiment
1799

 
Erected 1928 by New York State.
 
Location. 42° 49.982′ N, 74° 49.772′ W. Marker is in East Springfield, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Continental Road on U.S. 20. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Springfield NY 13333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General James Clinton (a few steps from this marker); First Church (approx. mile away); Hyde Hall Covered Bridge (approx. 3.5 miles away); Hyde Hall (approx. 3.5 miles away); John Tunnicliff Jr (approx. 4.5 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); Colonel Alden Felled (approx. 4.6 miles away); Cherry Valley Massacre (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in East Springfield.
 
Regarding Camp and Fort. The date 1799 appearing on the marker appears to be in error. It should be 1779.
 
Additional keywords. Sullivan Campaign
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Camp and Fort Marker at Continental Road & Rt. 20 image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 14, 2011
2. Camp and Fort Marker at Continental Road & Rt. 20
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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