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

Fort Lewis

Town of Root

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, February 2, 2020
1. Fort Lewis Marker
Inscription.  Site of Fort Lewis, the stockaded home of Ensign Henry Lewis, Capt. Yates Company. Sheltered the residents of Currytown during Indian and Tory raids of 1780 - 1781.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 42° 51.277′ N, 74° 27.999′ W. Marker is near Currytown, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Darrow Road, half a mile south of New York State Route 162, on the left when traveling south. 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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Vicinity Raided (approx. 0.3 miles away); Currytown Reformed Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Canagere (approx. 2.9 miles away); This Is Mohawk Country (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Canalway Trail: Sprakers / Competition / Anything & Everything (approx. 3˝ miles away); Keator's Rift (approx. 3.8 miles away); Spraker Inn (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
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By Steve Stoessel, February 2, 2020
2. Fort Lewis Marker
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By Steve Stoessel
3. Looking Towards Fort Lewis Marker
 
 
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 83 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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