Peru in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Valcour
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Battle of Valcour
October 11, 1776
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 11, 1776.
Location. 44° 37.14′ N, 73° 26.683′ W. Marker is in Peru, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on U.S. 9, on the right when traveling north. The marker was moved from its previous location to the Peru Boat Ramp. The marker sits along the north side of the boat launch just east of the parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peru NY 12972, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peru’s First Settler (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sax House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Possession House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Blast Furnace (approx. 0.6 miles away); Friswell Patent (approx. ¾ mile away); Gilliland Homestead (approx. ¾ mile Battle of Valcour (approx. one mile away); Gilliland Cemetery (approx. one mile away).
Also see . . . American Revolution: Battle of Valcour Island. (Submitted on November 12, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 88 times this year. Last updated on August 23, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.