Peru in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
as only port between Essex
& Cumberland Head.
9-11-1814 VT. Militia landed
here to join Battle of Plattsburgh.
Erected 2009 by Town of Peru.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1814.
Location. 44° 35.107′ N, 73° 26.364′ W. Marker is in Peru, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on U.S. 9, 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lakes to Locks Passage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bear Swamp Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); To Site of Peru Blockhouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jonas Platt Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Robert Platt Home (approx. one mile away); Port Jackson (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle of Valcour (approx. 1.4 miles away); Peru’s First Settler (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peru.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.