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

Indian Raid

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Indian Raid Marker
Inscription.
Maghaghkamik Church, built
1743 on this site, was
burned in raid by Joseph
Brantís Mohawks and Tories,
July 20, 1779.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 21.896′ N, 74° 41.03′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on E Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in St. Mary's Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Port Jervis NY 12771, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coleís Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Machackemech Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley Line (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Mine Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Stone Fort (approx. 0.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Site of Fort Van Auken (approx. ĺ mile away but has been reported missing); Decker Fort (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brantís Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent
Marker in Port Jervis image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Port Jervis
Battle of Minisink.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Indian Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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