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Fort Anne in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Half-Way Creek

 
 
Half-Way Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 3, 2012
1. Half-Way Creek Marker
Inscription.
Used in French and Indian
& Revolutionary Wars
for transport of supplies.

 
Location. 43° 25.063′ N, 73° 29.214′ W. Marker is in Fort Anne, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on Lakes to Locks Passage (U.S. 4), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Ann NY 12827, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Well (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Anne (about 500 feet away); Fort Anne First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Stone House Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Powder House Fort Ann (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle Hill (approx. half a mile away); Great Indian Warpath (approx. 3.7 miles away); Smith's Basin (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Anne.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located next to the bridge over the creek and only a short distance from the marker for Fort Anne.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PlacesWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Fort Anne image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Fort Anne
This area was a vast wilderness in the 18th century when the first fortification was built at the junction of Halfway Creek and Wood Creek.
Half-Way Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Half-Way Creek Marker
Indians used to have to carry their canoes across this land to get from the Hudson River to Lake Champlain. This creek was the half-way point between these two bodies of water.
Half-Way Creek image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 3, 2012
4. Half-Way Creek
This is another picture of the creek taken from the bridge.
Half-Way Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 3, 2012
5. Half-Way Creek Marker
This is one view of the creek taken from the bridge over it next to the historic marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,224 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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