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

This Vicinity Raided

 
 
This Vicinity Raided Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 2, 2020
1. This Vicinity Raided Marker
Inscription.  
This vicinity
raided by
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 AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, 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); The Canalway Trail: Sprakers / Competition / Anything & Everything (approx. 3.4 miles away); Volkert Vrooman (approx. 3.6 miles away); Keator's Rift (approx. 3.7 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 80 times since then and 19 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.

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