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Town of Peru in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To Site of Peru Blockhouse

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, November 9, 2018
1. To Site of Peru Blockhouse Marker
Inscription.  One of five erected in northern New York in 1794 as a refuge for settlers from Indian attacks.
 
Erected 1988 by Town of Peru.
 
Location. 44° 34.655′ N, 73° 27.133′ W. Marker is in Town of Peru, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on Bear Swamp Road 0.2 miles west of New York State Route 9, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peru NY 12972, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peru Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jonas Platt Home (approx. 1½ miles away); Robert Platt Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Valcour (approx. 1.7 miles away); Port Jackson (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Valcour (approx. 2 miles away); Peru’s First Settler (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sax House (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Town of Peru.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Ellen Adams, September 24, 2017
2. To Site of Peru Blockhouse Marker
To Site of Peru Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 9, 2018
3. To Site of Peru Blockhouse Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on September 26, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York.   3. submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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