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Near Fort Plain in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Failing

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, July 28, 2019
1. Fort Failing Marker
Inscription.  Home and place of refuge built circa 1770 by Nicholas Failing for his son Henry. Later the home of Col. Hendrick Frey
 
Location. 42° 54.565′ N, 74° 35.821′ W. Marker is near Fort Plain, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Old Fort Plain Road, on the left when traveling west. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Canalway Trail: Canajoharie/ To Market, to Market (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Frey (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Frey (approx. 0.8 miles away); Shaper Quarry (approx. one mile away); Chester B. Hoke (approx. 1.1 miles away); Routes of the Armies (approx. 1.2 miles away); Canajoharie Academy (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sullivan-Clinton Campaign (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker needs a little love or it's going to be gone soon.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Failing. (Submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Steve Stoessel
2. Fort Failing Marker
Fort Failing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
3. Fort Failing Marker
Fort Failing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
4. Fort Failing Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on July 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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