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Cambridge in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Great Northern War Trail

c. 1650-1700

 
 
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By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Great Northern War Trail Marker
Inscription. Over which Indians led New England captives to Canada during Indian Wars.
 
Erected 1953 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 1.325′ N, 73° 22.524′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 22 and New York State Route 313, on the left when traveling north on State Route 22. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 South Park Street, Cambridge NY 12816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Continental Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Church in Cambridge Patent (approx. mile away); Old Turnpike (approx. 0.8 miles away); Checkered House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of Skirmish (approx. 3 miles away); Site of British Encampment (approx. 4.2 miles away); Homestead of Grandma Moses (approx. 5.1 miles away); Buskirk's Red Covered Bridge (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on September 13, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photo   1. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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