“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Woodstock in Ulster County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Settlers Captured

Settlers Captured Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, January 20, 2020
1. Settlers Captured Marker
June 18, 1780, near this
spot, Peter Short and Peter
Miller were captured by
Tories disguised as Indians
and taken to Canada.

Erected 1935 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1780.
Location. 42° 2.538′ N, 74° 4.725′ W. Marker is near Woodstock, New York, in Ulster County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 212 and Baumgarten Road, on the right when traveling east on State Route 212. Marker is a he easternmost intersection of Baumgarten Road with NY212. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodstock NY 12498, 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. Old Zena Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Glasco Turnpike (approx. ¾ mile away); Zena - Waghkonk (approx. 1.8 miles away); Maverick Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Newkirk House (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Glasco Turnpike
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Tannery Brook (approx. 2.1 miles away); Byrdcliffe (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 86 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 20, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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