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Port Henry in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Village of Port Henry

Essex County N.Y.

 

—Incorporated May 1, 1869 —

 
Village of Port Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
1. Village of Port Henry Marker
Inscription.

Porter's Mills built by Benjamin Porter 1765
Burned during the Revolution: rebuilt 1786
Became Lewis' Mills 1789

First Post Office established 1827

Called Port Henry in honor of
Henry Huntington of Rome, N.Y.

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church 1854

Christ Episcopal Church 1872

First Methodist Church 1872

Sherman Free Library 1887


 
Location. 44° 2.905′ N, 73° 27.591′ W. Marker is in Port Henry, New York, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 9N/22) and Broad Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Port Henry Village Pocket Park, Port Henry NY 12974, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial Honor Roll (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Champlain Academy (approx. ¼ mile away); Shore Line (approx. ¼ mile away); A Busy Iron Port (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad: The "Elsie and Em" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Realizing a Dream: the Rolling Stock Display
Village of Port Henry Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
2. Village of Port Henry Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Industrial Shoreline (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Henry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Historic Port Henry-Moriah Official Website. (Submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Port Henry at Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Port Henry Pocket Park image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2017
3. Port Henry Pocket Park
The balance of the park south of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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