“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Huguenot 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.  Home of Philip Swartwout, Chairman Committee of Safety, 1777. He and two sons were scalped here in Brant's raid, Oct. 15, 1778.
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 41° 25.042′ N, 74° 37.851′ W. Marker is in Huguenot, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 209 and Swartwout Road, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 209. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huguenot NY 12746, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. N.J. Line War (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot (within shouting distance of this marker); Deerpark 9/11 Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Indian Raid (about 400 feet away); Westfall Fort (about 500 feet away); Huguenot School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Home (approx. half a mile away); Neversink Drive (Horn Road) (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huguenot.
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 595 times since then and 65 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