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

Indian Raid

Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bruce T. Crandall, circa May 1965
1. Indian Raid Marker
Inscription.  Route taken by N. Y. and N. J. militia in pursuit of Col. Brant for raid on Minisink (Port Jervis) July 21, 1779
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 21, 1779.
Location. 41° 23.021′ N, 74° 40.329′ W. Marker is near Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 209, on the left. Just north of the City of Port Jervis on the west side of the road. 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. Port Jervis (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); N.J. Line War (about 600 feet away); Kaatsbaan (approx. Ό mile away); First Settler (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marion Rohner (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); 1892 Lynching (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
Also see . . .  Joseph Brant - Wikipedia. Biography
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of Joseph Brant and Battle of Minisink (Submitted on March 1, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2012, by Bruce T. Crandall of Goshen, New York. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 54 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 28, 2012, by Bruce T. Crandall of Goshen, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 28, 2022