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Northport in Suffolk County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Fort Slongo

 
 
Battle of Fort Slongo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Foster Bradley, May 23, 2021
1. Battle of Fort Slongo Marker
Inscription.  Took place near this site On Oct. 3, 1781. American forces defeated British forces holding Fort Slongo
Donated by Ft. Salonca Assoc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 3, 1781.
 
Location. 40° 54.745′ N, 73° 17.997′ W. Marker is in Northport, New York, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Fort Salonga Road (New York State Route 25A) ¼ mile east of Bread & Cheese Hollow Rd., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport NY 11768, 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. A different marker also named Battle of Fort Slongo (here, next to this marker); The Osterby House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Summer Home of Booker T. Washington (approx. 0.8 miles away); Richard Smith (approx. one mile away); Skidmore House (approx. 2 miles away); Buried Village (approx. 2.1 miles away); Eatons Neck (approx. 2.2 miles away); Allen AME Church (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northport.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2021, by Foster Bradley of Northport, Suffolk. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 31, 2021, by Foster Bradley of Northport, Suffolk. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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