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Town of Peru in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To Site of Peru Blockhouse

 
 
To Site of Peru Blockhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, September 24, 2017
1. To Site of Peru Blockhouse Marker
Inscription. One of five erected in northern New York in 1794 as a refuge for settlers from Indian attacks.
 
Erected 1988 by Town of Peru.
 
Location. 44° 34.655′ N, 73° 27.133′ W. Marker is in Town of Peru, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on Bear Swamp Road 0.2 miles west of New York State Route 9, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Peru NY 12972, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Platt Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Port Jackson (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of Valcour (approx. 2 miles away); Sax House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Possession House (approx. 3 miles away); Blast Furnace (approx. 3 miles away); Friswell Patent (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gilliland Homestead (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Town of Peru.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on September 26, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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