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

Machackemech Burying Ground

 
 
Machackemech Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Machackemech Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.
The burial place of the pioneers and early settlers in this vicinity, many of them in unmarked graves.
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Cole’s Fort, built in 1755, was located about a hundred feet northwest.
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Erected by
Machackemech Chapter D. R.

 
Erected by Daughters of the Revolution, Machackemech Chapter.
 
Location. 41° 21.877′ N, 74° 41.039′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of E Main Street (U.S. 6) and Jersey Avenue, on the right when traveling west on E Main 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. Cole’s Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian Raid (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. 0.7 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. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial Era
 
Marker in Port Jervis image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Port Jervis
Machackemech Burying Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Machackemech Burying Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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