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

Port Jackson

 
 
Port Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, September 24, 2017
1. Port Jackson Marker
Inscription.  
Est. by Robt. Platt ca. 1820
This busy Lake Champlain port
was an important transportation
hub for both people and goods
during the 1800's.

 
Erected 2009 by Town of Peru.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 44° 36.317′ N, 73° 26.438′ W. Marker is in Town of Peru, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on New York State Route 9 north of Lapham Mills Road, on the right when traveling north. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Valcour (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Valcour (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Platt Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jonas Platt Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peru’s First Settler (approx. 0.9 miles away); Peru Landing (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sax House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Possession House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Town of Peru.
 
Port Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 9, 2018
2. Port Jackson Marker
Port Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 9, 2018
3. Port Jackson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 26, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York.   2, 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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Feb. 26, 2021