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Fort Plain in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Plain

 
 
Fort Plain NY State Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 26, 2006
1. Fort Plain NY State Historical Marker
Inscription.  

1776-1786
Northern limit of raid
by Brant's Indians-Tories
16 killed - 60 captured
100 buildings burned
Aug. 2, 1780

 
Erected 1928 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1791.
 
Location. 42° 56.445′ N, 74° 37.755′ W. Marker is in Fort Plain, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Canal Street (Route 5S), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Plain NY 13339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Plain (a few steps from this marker); Clinton March (a few steps from this marker); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Plain War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sand Hill School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sand Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Greene House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Plain Free Library (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Plain.
 
Related marker.
Fort Plain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
2. Fort Plain Marker
View of the featured marker in the right foreground and a view of the Fort Plain memorial boulder and plaque in the center foreground.
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Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The other Fort Plain Marker is across the driveway to the Fort Plain Museum
 
Also see . . .  Fort Plain page of the webpage of New York State Military Museum and Veterans. (Submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Fort Rensselaer
 
Fort Plain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
3. Fort Plain Marker
View of the featured marker in the right/center of the picture (in front of the small tree), and the "Fort Plain" memorial boulder and plaque in the left/center of the picture, and the "Fort Plain Museum" on top of the hill in the distant far right of the picture.
Fort Plain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 11, 2014
4. Fort Plain Marker
View of the "Fort Plain" memorial boulder and plaque in the foreground with a view of the featured historical marker in the right background (in front of the mini-van tailgate).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,324 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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