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

Skene’s Mills

 
 
Skene’s Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
1. Skene’s Mills Marker
Inscription.
In this vicinity at
Wood Creek Falls, stood the
Skenesborough Mills used to
saw plank for Benedict
Arnold’s 1776 Valcour fleet.

 
Erected 1993 by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 33.557′ N, 73° 23.958′ W. Marker is in Whitehall, New York, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from N Williams Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitehall NY 12887, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whitehall Harbor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Traveling Along the Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of the United States Navy (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Birthplace of the United States Navy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Skenesborough Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away); Whitehall (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S.S. Ticonderoga (approx. half a mile away); Early British Cannon (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitehall.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Valcour Island. (Submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Skene’s Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
2. Skene’s Mills Marker
Marker in Whitehall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
3. Marker in Whitehall
Deck Plank from the Royal Savage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
4. Deck Plank from the Royal Savage
The plank seen here is from the American schooner Royal Savage. It was cut at Skene’s Mills.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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