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Port Henry in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Porter's and Lewis's Mills

 
 
Site of Porter's and Lewis's Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
1. Site of Porter's and Lewis's Mills Marker
Inscription.  

Built 1766; supplied lumber
for Fort Crown Point and
Arnold's Fleet[.] Entire valley
dependent on grist mill.

 
Erected 1937 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
 
Location. 44° 3.218′ N, 73° 27.404′ W. Marker is in Port Henry, New York, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 9N/22) and the south end of Mill Brook Bridge, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Henry NY 12974, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First Blast Furnace (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shore Line (about 700 feet away); Champlain Academy (about 700 feet away); Teamsters, Dock Wallopers and Child Captains (approx. ¼ mile away); Powerhouse Park (approx.
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¼ mile away); Daisy Godfrey (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 2011 Lake Champlain Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Henry.
 
Also see . . .  Port Henry at Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Site of Porter's and Lewis's Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
2. Site of Porter's and Lewis's Mills Marker
Looking north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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