“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Sparrow Bush 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 Col. Brant with captives and cattle taken in in sack of Minisink (Port Jervis) July 20, 1779
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
Location. 41° 25.054′ N, 74° 43.395′ W. Marker is in Sparrow Bush, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on New York State Route 42 one mile north of New York State Route 97. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparrow Bush NY 12780, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hawk’s Nest (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tannery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Orange County (approx. 1.8 miles away); D & H Canal (approx. 1.8 miles away); D. and H. Canal (approx. 1.8 miles away); Decker Fort (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fort Decker (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fort Burned by Indians (approx. 2.9 miles away).
Categories. Native AmericansWar, 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 351 times since then and 19 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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