Fort Edward in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Memorial to Jane McCrea
massacred near this spot
by the Indians
July 27, 1777.
Erected by the
Jane McCrea Chapter, D.A.R.
Erected 1901 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Jane McCrea Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary • Women. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1914.
Location. 43° 16.406′ N, 73° 35.203′ W. Marker is in Fort Edward, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (U.S. 4) and Case Street, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Edward NY 12828, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane McCrea (here, next to this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Military Road (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Empire State Trail (approx. Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NY (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Rogers Island - Fort Edward, NY (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Jane McCrea (approx. half a mile away); The Hudson River at Fort Edward, NY (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Edward.
Also see . . . Murder of Jane McCrea Helped Defeat a British Army: Propaganda in the American Revolution. Revolutionary War Journal website entry (Submitted on August 15, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,565 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2. submitted on August 15, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 7. submitted on July 17, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.