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Ellenville in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fantinekill Massacre Memorial

In Memoriam

 
 
Fantinekill Massacre Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
1. Fantinekill Massacre Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Bevier Family
Widow Elizabeth Bevier Age 62
Her Sons
Solomon Age 29 • Josiah Age 23
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Sax Family
Widow Johannah Sax Age 59
Her Children
Mariah Age 29, Peter Age 23, Hester Age 18,
Dorothy Age 16, Jacob Age 14.
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Massacred by Tories and Indians May 4, 1779
Buried at this spot.

Erected by Citizens
May 30, 1903


 
Erected 1903 by Concerned Citizens.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: DisastersSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1779.
 
Location. 41° 43.468′ N, 74° 23.325′ W. Marker is in Ellenville, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 209) north of Aluminum Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ellenville NY 12428, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Frank B. Hoornbeek (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glassworks Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); DeWitt House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Delaware and Hudson Canal (approx. 1.6 miles away); Abram Bevier (approx. 1.6 miles away); Napanoch Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Long House (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellenville.
 
Also see . . .  Fantinekill Falls: A Study. Matthew Jarnich Photography website entry:
Mention of the nearby massacre site. (Submitted on April 1, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Fantinekill Massacre Memorial Sponsor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
2. Fantinekill Massacre Memorial Sponsor Marker
Fantinekill Massacre Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
3. Fantinekill Massacre Memorial
Fantinekill Massacre Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
4. Fantinekill Massacre Memorial
Fantinekill Massacre Memorial and Original Fieldstone Burial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
5. Fantinekill Massacre Memorial and Original Fieldstone Burial Marker
Fantinekill Massacre Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 4, 2018
6. Fantinekill Massacre Memorial
Looking across Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2024. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,088 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 8, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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