Fort Plain in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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. Touch 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. ¼ mile 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). Touch for a list and map 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 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,182 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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