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Rome in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Main British Camp

 
 
The Main British Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
1. The Main British Camp Marker
Inscription.
During the siege of
Fort Stanwix Aug. 1777
The Main British Camp
was between this point
and the bluff to the south


 
Erected 1971 by Oneida County D.P.W.
 
Location. 43° 12.657′ N, 75° 26.429′ W. Marker is in Rome, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on East Bloomfield Street west of Harding Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the front grounds of a public elementary school, in the far northeast corner of the property, near where East Bloomfield Street crosses the Mohawk River. Marker is in this post office area: Rome NY 13440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unrealized Expectations (approx. 0.7 miles away); Water for the Garrison (approx. 0.7 miles away); Revolutionary Battlefields (approx. 0.7 miles away); Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy (approx. ¾ mile away); Family Quarters (approx. ¾ mile away); Junior Officers’ Quarters (approx. ¾ mile away); Soldiers’ Quarters: Barracks Building (approx. ¾ mile away); Artillerymen (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
The Main British Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
2. The Main British Camp Marker
View of the historical marker on the front grounds of the elementary school.
The Main British Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2011
3. The Main British Camp Marker
View of the historical marker looking west along East Bloomfield Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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