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Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Port Jervis

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2017
1. Port Jervis Marker
Inscription.

Named for John B. Jervis, engineer,
who built D. and H. Canal.
Was called Mahackemeck by Indians.
First settler, 1690.

 
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 22.609′ N, 74° 41.419′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Pike Street (U.S. 6/209) and Broome Street, on the left when traveling west on Pike Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Veterans Park, Port Jervis NY 12771, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 12pd. Napoleon Cannon (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Naval Services Honored Dead (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Willmore Pavlich & Howard Tarkett WWII Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War on Terrorism Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 1, 2017
2. Port Jervis Marker
Looking southwest
this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Port Jervis NY History. (Submitted on August 17, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Bloomfield Jervis Papers. (Submitted on August 17, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Books by John B. Jervis (available online). (Submitted on August 17, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 127 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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