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

Port Jervis

 
 
Port Jervis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Port Jervis Marker
Inscription.
Named for John B. Jervis,
engineer who built D and H
Canal. Indian name
Maghaghkamik or Minisink.
First settler, 1690.

 
Erected by City of Port Jervis.
 
Location. 41° 22.491′ N, 74° 41.603′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Pike Street and Front Street, on the left when traveling north on Pike Street. Touch for map. 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. Banach Olympic Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Erie Turntable (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1903 Library (about 700 feet away); The Erie Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); War on Terrorism Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Port Jervis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Naval Services Honored Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Port Jervis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Port Jervis Marker
Port Jervis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Port Jervis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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