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Near Mexico in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Silas Towne

 
 
Silas Towne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sean Ellison, August 20, 2016
1. Silas Towne Marker
Inscription. Revolutionary hero here overheard plans of St. Leger's Army whereby patriots saved Ft. Stanwix & won Battle of Oriskany
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 31.413′ N, 76° 15.407′ W. Marker is near Mexico, New York, in Oswego County. Marker can be reached from Mexico Point Drive. Touch for map. Located on Spy Island in Mexico Point State Park. Follow trail from parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Mexico NY 13114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. M-60A1 Patton Tank (approx. 4.4 miles away); Selkirk Lighthouse (approx. 4.4 miles away); Starr Clark Tin Shop (approx. 4.6 miles away); Richland and Pulaski Civil War Soldiers Monument (approx. 7.1 miles away); Samuel De Champlain (approx. 7.1 miles away); Commanding the Forces (approx. 8.5 miles away); Log House (approx. 9.6 miles away); Curtis F. Shoup (approx. 9.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Silas Towne Marker next to Silas Towne grave image. Click for full size.
By Sean Ellison, August 20, 2016
2. Silas Towne Marker next to Silas Towne grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Sean Ellison of Potsdam, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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