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

Old Well

 
 
Old Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Old Well Marker
Inscription.
Used in Fort site. Built
before the Revolutionary War
by Queen Anne of England.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 24.995′ N, 73° 29.258′ W. Marker is in Fort Anne, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on Charles Street (County Route 16), on the right when traveling west. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Anne (a few steps from this marker); Half-Way Creek (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Anne First Baptist Church (approx. mile away); Old Stone House Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Powder House Fort Ann (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Great Indian Warpath (approx. 3.6 miles away); Smith's Basin (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Anne.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Fort Anne. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Fort Anne image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker in Fort Anne
Fort Anne was a fortification built in the wilderness in 1757, at the junction of Halfway Creek and Wood Creek. A battle was fought here on July 8, 1777 between Americans and a group of British under Gen. John Burgoyne.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 968 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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