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

Indian Raid

 
 
Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce T. Crandall, May 1965
1. Indian Raid Marker
Inscription.  Grist mill on this stream built by Solomon Davis, about 1730, was burned in Brant's raid, July 20, 1779
 
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 41° 22.96′ N, 74° 38.881′ W. Marker is near Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Neversink Drive (County Route 80) and Shinhollow Road, on the right when traveling north on Neversink Drive. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Painted Aprons (within shouting distance of this marker); Wihlahoosa Cave (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Decker Fort (approx. 1˝ miles away); Old Mine Road
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Neversink Drive (Horn Road) (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Brant - Wikipedia. Biography 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 615 times since then and 55 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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