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Fort Plain in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Plain

 
 
Fort Plain NY State Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 26, 2006
1. Fort Plain NY State Historical Marker
Inscription.

1776-1788
Northern limit of raid
by Brant's Indians-Tories
16 killed - 60 captured
100 buildings burned
Aug. 2, 1780

 
Erected 1928 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 56.445′ N, 74° 37.755′ W. Marker is in Fort Plain, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Canal Street (Route 5S), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Plain NY 13339, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Plain (a few steps from this marker); Clinton March (a few steps from this marker); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Sand Hill School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sand Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Plain Free Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); Te-No-To-Ge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Wagner Home (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Plain.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The other Fort Plain Marker is across the driveway to the Fort Plain Museum
 
Also see . . .
Fort Plain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
2. Fort Plain Marker
View of the featured marker in the right foreground and a view of the Fort Plain memorial boulder and plaque in the center foreground.
 Fort Plain page of the webpage of New York State Military Museum and Veterans. (Submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Fort Rensselaer
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Plain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
3. Fort Plain Marker
View of the featured marker in the right/center of the picture (in front of the small tree), and the "Fort Plain" memorial boulder and plaque in the left/center of the picture, and the "Fort Plain Museum" on top of the hill in the distant far right of the picture.
Fort Plain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
4. Fort Plain Marker
View of the "Fort Plain" memorial boulder and plaque in the foreground with a view of the featured historical marker in the right background (in front of the mini-van tailgate).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,156 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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