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

Indian Raid

 
 
Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Indian Raid (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Neversink Drive (Horn Road) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Painted Aprons (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wihlahoosa Cave (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 3.1 miles
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away); Camp Site (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 3.2 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 514 times since then and 32 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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Oct. 28, 2020