“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Indian Raid

Indian Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce T. Crandall, circa May 1965
1. Indian Raid Marker
Inscription. Route taken by N. Y. and N. J. militia in pursuit of Col. Brant for raid on Minisink (Port Jervis) July 21, 1779
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
Location. 41° 23.021′ N, 74° 40.329′ W. Marker is near Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 209, on the left. Touch for map. Just north of the City of Port Jervis on the west side of the road. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Indian Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Oldest Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Crane House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Mine Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Fort Van Auken (was approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Wihlahoosa Cave (approx. one mile away); Decker Fort (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
Also see . . .  Joseph Brant - Wikipedia. Biography of Joseph Brant and Battle of Minisink (Submitted on March 1, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2012, by Bruce T. Crandall of Goshen, New York. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 28, 2012, by Bruce T. Crandall of Goshen, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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