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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Covington, New York

Clickable Map of Franklin County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Franklin County, NY (61) Clinton County, NY (140) Essex County, NY (213) Hamilton County, NY (16) St. Lawrence County, NY (184)  FranklinCounty(61) Franklin County (61)  ClintonCounty(140) Clinton County (140)  EssexCounty(213) Essex County (213)  HamiltonCounty(16) Hamilton County (16)  St.LawrenceCounty(184) St. Lawrence County (184)
Malone is the county seat for Franklin County
Fort Covington is in Franklin County
      Franklin County (61)  
      Clinton County (140)  
      Essex County (213)  
      Hamilton County (16)  
      St. Lawrence County (184)  
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1New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — Fort CovingtonNew York — 1790 —
First named French Mills in the 1790's by immigrant settlers who came from lower Canada to work in the Robertson and Buchanan Mills on the Salmon River. In 1817 it was renamed Fort Covington in honor of Brigadier General Leonard Covington, who died . . . Map (db m79371) HM WM
2New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — Fort Covington, New York
Fort Covington, New York First called "French Mills". In 1812 changed to its present name in honor of Brig. Gen'l. Leonard Covington who lost his life in the War of 1812.Map (db m79372) HM
3New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — On This Building Site was Headquarters of General Jacob Brown
This building was headquarters of General Jacob Brown American Army officer during winter of 1813-14 in War of 1812Map (db m79206) WM
4New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — On This Site was Built in 1812 a Blockhouse
On this site was built in 1812 a blockhouse used to shelter sick and wounded after the retreat from Chryslers Field in 1813Map (db m79370) HM WM
5New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — Presbyterian Church
Presbyterian Church organized about 1821. Original building erected 1828. Rebuilt and enlarged 1866.Map (db m174921) HM
6New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — This Memorial is Dedicated by the Town of Ft. Covington
This memorial is dedicated by the Town of Ft. Covington to all who fought to obtain and preserve the freedom of this great nationMap (db m79249) WM
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7New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — War of 1812
War of 1812 Site of winter quarters of General Wilkinson's Army after defeat at Chrysler's Field in War of 1812.Map (db m79273) HM WM
8New York (Franklin County), Fort Covington — War of 1812
War of 1812 On this site, a former hotel, was held the funeral of Brig. Gen'l. Leonard Covington, a casualty of the Battle of Chrysler's Field. Map (db m79369) HM WM
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Oct. 5, 2022