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Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Indian Raid

 
 
Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Indian Raid Marker
Inscription.  
Maghaghkamik Church, built
1743 on this site, was
burned in raid by Joseph
Brant’s Mohawks and Tories,
July 20, 1779.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1764.
 
Location. 41° 21.896′ N, 74° 41.03′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on E Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in St. Mary's Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Jervis NY 12771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cole’s Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Machackemech Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley Line (approx. ¼ mile away); Laurel Grove (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Mine Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Revolutionary War
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(approx. 0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Gassmann Pavilion (approx. 0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brant’s Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle of Minisink.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker in Port Jervis image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Port Jervis
Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Indian Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,258 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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