Fort Plain in Montgomery County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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On the Adjacent Hill Summit
Stood Fort Plain, Erected 1776,
and Its Blockhouse, Built 1780.
Military Headquarters of the
Mohawk Valley 1780 -1784
Gen. Washington Here July 30, 1783
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Erected by the Fort Plain Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution,
October 19, 1928
Erected 1928 by Fort Plain Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 42° 56.443′ N, 74° 37.748′ W. Marker is in Fort Plain, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Canal Street (New York State Route 5S), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the west side of the Village of Fort Plain beside the side road, Lipe Lane, which leads to the Fort Plain Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Plain NY 13339, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Plain (a few steps from this marker); Clinton March (a few steps from this marker); Revolution in the Mohawk Valley Sand Hill School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sand Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Plain Free Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); Te-No-To-Ge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Wagner Home (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Plain.
More about this marker. On the left side of the marker is a relief depiction of the fort's blockhouse.
Regarding Fort Plain. The Fort Plain site is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Also see . . . Fort Plain Museum. (Submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
Additional keywords. Fort Plain, Fort Rensselaer, Marinus Willett
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,437 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 13, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.