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Near Mexico in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Silas Towne

 
 
Silas Towne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sean Ellison, August 20, 2016
1. Silas Towne Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary hero here overheard plans of St. Leger's Army whereby patriots saved Ft. Stanwix & won Battle of Oriskany
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 43° 31.413′ N, 76° 15.407′ W. Marker is near Mexico, New York, in Oswego County. Marker can be reached from Mexico Point Drive. Located on Spy Island in Mexico Point State Park. Follow trail from parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mexico NY 13114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dempster Grove (approx. 4.1 miles away); Audrey Munson (approx. 4.2 miles away); Historic Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Alfred House (approx. 4.3 miles away); M-60A1 Patton Tank (approx. 4.4 miles away); Selkirk Lighthouse (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Academy (approx. 4˝ miles away); Starr Clark Tin Shop (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mexico.
 
Silas Towne Marker next to Silas Towne grave image. Click for full size.
By Sean Ellison, August 20, 2016
2. Silas Towne Marker next to Silas Towne grave
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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