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

Fort Scott

Fort Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Rusaw, July 19, 2021
1. Fort Scott Marker
Inscription.  On this spot stood Fort Scott which constituted the right flank of the American line of defense during the Battle of Plattsburgh Sept 6th-11th, 1814. It was manned by the 33rd & 34th Regiments of infantry under Major Vinson
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is September 6, 1814.
Location. 44° 41.306′ N, 73° 26.701′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Memorial is on Terry Gordon Bike Path, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Chapel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Moreau (about 700 feet away); Officers' Mess Plattsburgh Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Fort Brown (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Brown (approx. ¼ mile away); The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Afghanistan and Iraq/ Plattsburgh Barracks Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsburgh.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 69 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 20, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 25, 2023