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Ephratah in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Tillaboro Raid

Tillaboro Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, May 26, 2018
1. Tillaboro Raid Marker
Inscription.  Took place within a two mile radius of this marker April 20, 1779. Up this road is site of old Tillaboro Church and Cemetery
Erected by Ephratah Town Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersNative Americans. A significant historical date for this entry is April 20, 1779.
Location. 43° 0.721′ N, 74° 32.403′ W. Marker is in Ephratah, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 10 and Tillaboro Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 10. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Plain NY 13339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saltsman's Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Yanney Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frederick Getman (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rechtor Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rockwood (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lassellsville (approx. 4 miles away); Loucks Tavern (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fort Paris (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ephratah.
Regarding Tillaboro Raid.
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A raiding party of nine Native Americans entered Tillaboro on April 2o, 1779. Three settlers were killed, along with two Native Americans. Two homes were set on fire. After the raid, the settlers retreated to Fort Paris (Palatine Bridge)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on April 17, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photo   1. submitted on July 28, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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