Near Peru in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Valcour Bay has been designated registered a National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 2, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.
National Park Service
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 44° 37.138′ N, 73° 26.682′ W. Marker is near Peru, New York, in Clinton County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 9 north of McDowell Way, on the right when traveling north. Located at the Peru State Boat Launch. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Valcour (here, next to 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. Friswell Patent (approx. ¾ mile away); Gilliland Homestead (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Valcour (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Peru.
Also see . . .
1. Valcour Bay (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Battle of Valcour Island (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2022, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2022, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.