Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Fort Van Auken
Erected by Town of Deerpark.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 41° 22.205′ N, 74° 40.267′ W. Marker was in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker could be reached from Country Club Drive. Touch for map. Marker is currently being stored for repair in the historic Huguenot schoolhouse in the Town of Deer Park, NY. The correct location for this marker is at the Port Jervis, NY, country club, which is the historic site of Fort Van Auken. Marker was 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 location. Decker Fort (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Mine Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. ¾ mile away); Cole’s Fort (approx. ¾ mile away); Machackemech Burying Ground (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oldest Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2011, by Marlena (van Auken) Gilbert of Zimmerman, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 690 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on July 19, 2011, by Marlena (van Auken) Gilbert of Zimmerman, Minnesota. Photo 1. submitted on July 16, 2011, by Marlena (van Auken) Gilbert of Zimmerman, Minnesota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.