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Brewerton in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Near This Spot

Samuel de Champlain

 
 
Near This Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
1. Near This Spot Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot
Samuel de Champlain
on October 8, 1615
crossed the river
and discovered
Oneida Lake

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 14.474′ N, 76° 8.45′ W. Marker is in Brewerton, New York, in Oswego County. Marker is at the intersection of Brewerton Road (U.S. 11 at milepost 0.1) and East River Road, on the left when traveling north on Brewerton Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brewerton NY 13029, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oliver Stevens (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Oliver Stevens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Brewerton (about 300 feet away); Techiroguen (about 700 feet away); Centralization (approx. 3 miles away); Oak Orchard (approx. 4 miles away); Cigarville Station (approx. 4.1 miles away); Childhood Home (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brewerton.
 
Regarding Near This Spot. Champlain came to this spot on a military expedition via Lake Ontario and the Oneida River. Days later, the 300 Hurons and 10 Frenchmen
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
2. Northward
attacked a stockaded Oneida village, location uncertain. He was wounded by arrows twice in the leg (one in his knee) and they were forced to retreat. - Wikipedia
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. 1615 Champlain landed marker.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel de Champlain - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 6, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
3. Southward
Marker is just beyond the Onondaga County and Oneida River signs. A milepost is partially covered by the river sign. The river is the county line. The lake is left of the bridge. Brewerton is on both sides of the river.
Marker & Oneida River image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
4. Marker & Oneida River
Marker is on the north side of the river.
View Towards US 11 Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 16, 2015
5. View Towards US 11 Bridge
Marker is at center of picture. "Oliver Stevens" marker is at left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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