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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, circa May 1965
1. Indian Raid Marker
Inscription.  School here was burned by raiders July 20, 1779. Teacher scalped, boys made prisoners; girls saved by Brant's mark on aprons.
 
Erected 1936.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 41° 22.643′ N, 74° 39.492′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Neversink Drive (County Route 80), on the left when traveling south. 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. Wihlahoosa Cave (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); Painted Aprons (approx. 0.7 miles away); Camp Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Decker Fort (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Mine Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oldest Church (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Brant - Wikipedia.
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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 613 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on January 9, 2013, by Bruce T. Crandall of Goshen, New York. 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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Dec. 3, 2020