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Site of Ancient Indian Fort

 
 
Site of Ancient Indian Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, February 26, 2016
1. Site of Ancient Indian Fort Marker
Inscription.  
In 1791 early settlers
found evidence of this
Fort having been in use
for many years

 
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1791.
 
Location. 42° 26.422′ N, 75° 35.777′ W. Marker is in Oxford, New York, in Chenango County. Marker is on Fort Hill Park Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford NY 13830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of St. Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Log House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Hill Mill (about 300 feet away); Congregational Church (about 400 feet away); Oxford (about 800 feet away); Junction Of Ithaca-Catskill Turnpike
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Baldwin Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .  History of Oxford, NY: Fort Hill. (Submitted on February 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.)
 
Site of Ancient Indian Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, February 26, 2016
2. Site of Ancient Indian Fort Marker
Site of Ancient Indian Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne, February 26, 2016
3. Site of Ancient Indian Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 163 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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