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Salem in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stockaded Fort

 
 
Stockaded Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
1. Stockaded Fort Marker
Inscription.  In 1778 a stockaded fort was erected atop this hill and occupied by Charlotte Co. militia as a defense against the British forces.
 
Erected by Washington County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 10.203′ N, 73° 19.594′ W. Marker is in Salem, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on U.S. 22 just north of Park Place, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem NY 12865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White Creek Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old White Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Cemetery (approx. mile away); General John Williams (approx. mile away); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1852 Rail Yard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rexleigh Covered Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Home and Laboratory of Dr. Asa Fitch, Jr. (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Hill image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, January 26, 2019
2. The Hill
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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