Near Currytown in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Vicinity Raided
Tories and Indians on
July 9, 1781
Fort Lewis formed a refuge
Erected by Root Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 9, 1781.
Location. 42° 51.489′ N, 74° 27.817′ W. Marker is near Currytown, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on New York State Route 162 east of Darrow Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sprakers NY 12166, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enoch Ambler (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Lewis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Currytown Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Canagere (approx. 2.8 miles away); This Is Mohawk Country (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of Early Home of Major Jelles Fonda (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Canalway Trail: Sprakers / Competition / Anything & Everything Volkert Vrooman (approx. 3.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on February 2, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.