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Richmondville in Schoharie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Battle of Cobleskill

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By Steve Stoessel, June 24, 2018
1. Battle of Cobleskill Marker
Inscription.  On May 30, 1778, Joseph Brant with Tories and Indians burned the settlement
Erected 1995 by Schoharie County Bicentennial.
Location. 42° 39.043′ N, 74° 31.793′ W. Marker is in Richmondville, New York, in Schoharie County. Marker is on New York State Route 10, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. On western edge of Cobleskill-Richmondville High School property on NY 10. Marker is in this post office area: Richmondville NY 12149, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Covered Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Warnerville Union Literary Seminary (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nicholas Warner (approx. ¾ mile away); Town of Cobleskill (approx. 2.9 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); World Wars Memorial Clock (approx. 2.9 miles away); Corporal James Tanner (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Toll Gate (approx. 4.7 miles away).
More about this marker. Cobleskill-Richmondville High School
Regarding Battle of Cobleskill. Part of series of raids by Chief Joseph Brant through Cherry Valley. The campaign would provoke a major American response the following year of the Sullivan Expedition.

Brant battled the town's defenders near the marker, and then afterwards raided and burned the town.
Also see . . .  Battle of Cobleskill - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 27, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on March 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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