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Chazy in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A. Vantine Farm

 
 
A. Vantine Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, July 19, 2017
1. A. Vantine Farm Marker
Inscription. Muron Regt. of 1000 men camped here prior to the Sept. 11, 1814 Battle of Plattsburgh. They never reached Plattsburgh.
 
Erected by Town of Chazy.
 
Location. 44° 49.143′ N, 73° 25.963′ W. Marker is in Chazy, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on U.S. 9 (New York State Route 9) 0.1 miles north of Ingraham Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8603-8625 U.S. 9, West Chazy NY 12992, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benedict Arnold (approx. 1 miles away); Benjamin Franklin (approx. 1.6 miles away); Philip Farnsworth's Tavern (approx. 2 miles away); Point Au Roche Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); R.R. Station (approx. 3 miles away); Homestead Site of Jean LaFramboise (approx. 3 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt's Visit to Isle La Motte (approx. 3.9 miles away in Vermont); 1805 Log Home (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chazy.
 
Regarding A. Vantine Farm. The Regiment de Meuron was originally raised in Switzerland in 1781 for service with the Dutch East India Company. The regiment entered British service in 1795, and served in the Mediterranean and Peninsular campaigns of 1806-1812. They were posted to Canada during the War of 1812.
 
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 70 times since then. 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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