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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Covington, New York
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Fort Covington is in Franklin County Franklin County (61) ► ADJACENT TO FRANKLIN COUNTY Clinton County (140) ► Essex County (213) ► Hamilton County (16) ► St. Lawrence County (184) ►
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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
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
This building was headquarters of General Jacob Brown American Army officer during winter of 1813-14 in War of 1812 — — Map (db m79206) WM
On this site was built in 1812 a blockhouse used to shelter sick and wounded after the retreat from Chryslers Field in 1813 — — Map (db m79370) HM WM
Presbyterian Church organized about 1821. Original building erected 1828. Rebuilt and enlarged 1866. — — Map (db m174921) HM
This memorial is dedicated by the Town of Ft. Covington to all who fought to obtain and preserve the freedom of this great nation — — Map (db m79249) WM
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
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
Oct. 5, 2022