Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Indian War, by New Jersey
which claimed this area.
Home of Wilhelmus Cole
settled here about 1730.
Erected by City of Port Jervis.
Location. 41° 21.895′ N, 74° 41.049′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of E Main Street and Jersey Avenue, on the right when traveling south on E Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Jervis NY 12771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indian Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Machackemech Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Trolley Line (approx. ¼ 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); The Erie Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Fort Van Auken (was approx. ¾ mile away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
Categories. Colonial Era • War, French and Indian •
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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 1,306 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.