“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Beekmantown in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Philip Farnsworth's Tavern

Philip Farnsworth's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, July 19, 2017
1. Philip Farnsworth's Tavern Marker
Inscription. On Sept. 6, 1814 the left wing of the British Army, on its invasion route to Plattsburgh, passed here. It fired upon this house, according to tradition, thinking it to be a fort.
Erected by Town of Beekmantown.
Location. 44° 46.989′ N, 73° 25.602′ W. Marker is in Beekmantown, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on U.S. 9 (New York State Route 9) north of Spellman Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8033 U.S. 9, Plattsburgh NY 12901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Point Au Roche Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); A. Vantine Farm (approx. 2 miles away); Benjamin Franklin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Culver Hill Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); The War of 1812 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Benedict Arnold (approx. 3 miles away); Sheldon-Hagar Homestead (approx. 4 miles away); R.R. Station (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beekmantown.
Categories. War of 1812
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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