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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Plattsburgh, New York

 
Clickable Map of Clinton County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Clinton County, NY (138) Essex County, NY (212) Franklin County, NY (61) Chittenden County, VT (129) Grand Isle County, VT (16)  ClintonCounty(138) Clinton County (138)  EssexCounty(212) Essex County (212)  FranklinCounty(61) Franklin County (61)  ChittendenCountyVermont(129) Chittenden County (129)  GrandIsleCounty(16) Grand Isle County (16)
Plattsburgh is the county seat for Clinton County
Plattsburgh is in Clinton County
      Clinton County (138)  
ADJACENT TO CLINTON COUNTY
      Essex County (212)  
      Franklin County (61)  
      Chittenden County, Vermont (129)  
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1New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — 24 Pounder Cannon
These replica cannon are similar to those used on American Commandant Thomas Macdonough's flagship Saratoga on September 11, 1814. The 24 pound round iron shot from the long-range, smooth bore, muzzle-loaded "24" was effective up to one-half mile.Map (db m76383) HM
2New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — A Gift for a Hero
This was the scene in Cumberland Bay on September 11, 1814. An American Fleet under the command of U. S. Navy Lieutenant Thomas Macdonough defeated the British and changed the course of history. Macdonough anchored his fleet and awaited the . . . Map (db m177282) HM
3New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Addoms - Hagar Burial Ground
The burial site of John Addoms, Luther Hagar and their families, 1807-1853Map (db m136767) HM
4New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Afghanistan and Iraq/ Plattsburgh Barracks Monument
We honor all those who served in Afghanistan and IraqMap (db m47535) WM
5New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber MemorialPlattsburgh Air Force Base
This B-47 Strato-Jet Bomber stands as a lasting memorial to the valiant men who flew and supported B-47’S from March 21, 1956 to December 14, 1965, while they were assigned to Plattsburgh Air Force Base. This monument has been presented by the . . . Map (db m92743) WM
6New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Battle of Plattsburgh Bay
Throughout the War of 1812, British forces targeted Lake Champlain as an invasion route. United States Navy Lieutenant Thomas Macdonough was able to confine them in the Richelieu River of Quebec throughout the summer of 1813. American shipbuilders . . . Map (db m48447) HM
7New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — British Hospital
The British army used the basement of this house for a hospital during Battle of Plattsburg September, 1814Map (db m106552) HM
8New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — 55 — Champy — Legends & Lore —
Legendary lake monster lives here. Over 300 sightings reported since 1819. Up to 200 feet long. NYS Law protects this regional icon.Map (db m136671) HM
9New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — City Hall - 1917
City Hall was built by John Russell Pope, who later used its classical lines to design the Jefferson Memorial in Washington. L hotel de ville fut construite par John Russell Pope. Il reprit ce style de lignes classiques pour la . . . Map (db m115220) HM
10New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Col. Thomas Miller's Home
Site of Col. Thos. Miller's Home Cdr. 8th Reg. N.Y. Militia Battle of Plattsburgh. British troops occupied house Sept. 6-11, 1814. Orig. house burned 1844.Map (db m106326) HM
11New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — FB-111A Strategic Bomber(1971-1991) — Plattsburgh Air Force Base —
The role of the FB-111A, Strategic Air Command’s premier penetrating bomber, spanned the last 20 years of the Cold War. This aircraft and the people in the 380th Bombardment Wing who flew, maintained and supported it, contributed to America’s most . . . Map (db m92744) WM
12New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — First Building
Erected in this settlement stood here in 1767. It was the home of Count Charles de Fredenburgh.Map (db m48731) HM
13New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Fort Brown
The embankment on this spot is all that remains of Fort Brown which constituted the left flank of the American line of defense at the Battle of Plattsburgh September 6-11, 1814 It was manned by detachments of the 30th & 31st Regiments of Infantry . . . Map (db m46964) HM
14New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Fort Izard
Fort Izard was constructed by the United States during the War of 1812 to defend Plattsburgh against a British land and sea attack from the north, and to engage the enemy forces as they journeyed southward toward Saratoga. It was occupied for a few . . . Map (db m137106) HM
15New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Fort Moreau
On this spot stood Fort Moreau, an embankment which constituted the center and key point of the American line of defense during the battle of Plattsburgh Sept. 6th-11th, 1814. It was made by the 6th & 29th Regiments of infantry under Col. Melancthon . . . Map (db m177626) HM WM
16New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Fort Scott
On this spot stood Fort Scott which constituted the right flank of the American line of defense during the Battle of Plattsburgh Sept 6th-11th, 1814. It was manned by the 33rd & 34th Regiments of infantry under Major VinsonMap (db m177622) HM WM
17New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Headquarters
Headquarters British Officers During Battle of Plattsburg, September, 1814Map (db m46139) HM
18New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Headquarters Plattsburgh Barracks
Known as the Administration Building, this edifice stands at the apex of the parade ground and surrounding structures of Plattsburgh Barracks, an active U.S. Army post until 1944. It overlooks the site of the earthen fortification Fort Moreau which, . . . Map (db m47531) HM
19New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Heart of a Thriving Community
The Saranac River runs through the heart of the City of Plattsburgh. The river supported native peoples long before the arrival of Europeans, and it has been crucial in the commercial and industrial development of the region since the first . . . Map (db m141172) HM
20New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Heritage TrailFirst Blockhouse and Government Center
In 1789, four years after settling in Plattsburgh, residents built a block house for protection against the British - only miles away on Point au Fer on Lake Champlain. Though no British or Indian raids initially materialized, the . . . Map (db m46595) HM
21New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Isaac Platt Home
Maj. Gen. Robinson Hdas. Battle of Plattsburgh 1814 British soldiers wounded at Halsey's Corners brought hereMap (db m106325) HM
22New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — John Addoms
Home of John Addoms. Built 1790. Major and surveyor during entire period of RevolutionMap (db m136751) HM
23New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Loyal L. Smith
In memory of Loyal L. Smith who died February 11, 1908 Donor of this building to the City of PlattsburghMap (db m115222) HM
24New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Macdonough Farm
Presented to Commodore Thomas Macdonough by the state of Vermont for his victory Battle of Plattsburgh, 1814Map (db m177284) HM
25New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — MacDonough Monument
MacDonough Monument Erected to commemorate the victory of Commodore MacDonough The Battle of PlattsburghMap (db m47946) HM
26New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Macdonough Monument - 1926
Macdonough Monument - 1926 Designed by John Russell Pope this 135 foot tall memorial commemorates the American naval victory at the Battle of Plattsburgh in 1814. Un monument a la victoire navale americaine en 1814 ce grand monument a ete . . . Map (db m110157) HM WM
27New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Memorial Chapel
Dedicated on 24 October 1933 in memory of those stationed here who gave their lives in WWI. The project was sponsored by the Churchwomen's League For Patriotic Service. Costing $22,472. It was constructed of weathered brick from a . . . Map (db m47944) HM
28New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Officers' Mess Plattsburgh Barracks
The stately structures surrounding the parade oval are the facilities of Plattsburgh Barracks, an active U.S. Army Post until 1944. The original installation was built during 1893-97 on the site of a military outpost which was established during the . . . Map (db m76385) HM
29New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Old Post Cemetery
Last resting place of soldiers from this nations wars Est. 1812 - 1970 PFC Robert A. LaFountainMap (db m47375) HM
30New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Pike’s Cantonment
If you were here in the late-fall of 1812, you'd see neat lines of two-man tents stretching down to the Saranac River. Those canvas shelters, which provided little protection against sleet, snow, and bitter winds, were filled with 700 soldiers . . . Map (db m140716) HM
31New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Plattsburg Bay
Plattsburg Bay has been designated a REGISTERED NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the . . . Map (db m46524) HM
32New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Plattsburgh Barracks Veterans Park
Dedicated to all Veterans who served this great nation in her time of need from the battles of the Revolution to the presentMap (db m47532) HM
33New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Samuel Champlain
This monument was dedicated on July 6, 1912 to the memory of Samuel Champlain first European to behold our great forests and lofty mountains, and first to traverse this inland waterway, which later became so rich in fame. Champlain was born in . . . Map (db m46525) HM
34New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — State Normal School
State Normal and Training School at Plattsburgh chartered 1889, first class graduated 1891. After 1929 fire, Normal Hall replaced by present building 1933. Dedicated as Hawkins Hall 1955.Map (db m106301) HM
35New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — The Arkc 1803
The Village of Plattsburgh elected its first officers at The Ark, a popular hotel on May 2 1815. Le village de Plattsburgh a elu ses premiers officiers le 2 mai 1815 dans i hotel de renom The Ark.Map (db m115254) HM
36New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — The Delord House1810-1913
The DeLord House, 1810-1913, A Social Hub During the War of 1812 La maison Delord 1810-1913: bastion de la vie sociale Durant la guerre de 1812 In August 1810, Henry and Betsey Delord purchased the house they would enlarge and their family . . . Map (db m110120) HM
37New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — The Remarkable One-Armed Joe Forkey
. . . Map (db m47536) HM
38New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — The War of 1812
Halsey's Corners. 250 American soldiers plus militia met 4,000 British troops in bloody battle here on Sept. 6, 1814.Map (db m107390) HM
39New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Thomas Benedict IV
Thomas Benedict IV homestead - Hdqrs. Maj. Gen. de Rottenburg British occupation forces 1814Map (db m106159) HM
40New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Thomas Macdonough Memorial Monument
Thomas Macdonough Monument This majestic memorial to the American naval victory at Plattsburgh in September 1814 was designed by John Russell Pope (1874-1937) and commands the park opposite Plattsburgh City Hall, also designed by Pope. . . . Map (db m110126) HM WM
41New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Trinity Episcopal Church - 1830
Plattsburgh's oldest public building. Reverend John Henry Hopkins, who authored the hymn We Three Kings was the rector here from 1872-1877. Le plus ancien batiment publique de Plattsburgh. Ce fut le Reverend John Henry Hopkins et . . . Map (db m115224) HM
42New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Trinity Square - 1803
. . . Map (db m115223) HM
43New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Troop Barracks
This structure was the first of three barracks built between 1893 - 1897. Each housed one infantry battalion of 320 men. This barracks was first occupied in June 1894 by companies D, F and G of the 21st Infantry Regiment transferred from Fort . . . Map (db m47380) HM
44New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — U.S. Fort Brown
1 of 3 forts built Aug. 1814 by Gen. Macomb & successfully defended against British assault in the Sept. 11, 1814 Land Battle of Plattsburgh. City of Plattsburgh, Clinton Co.Map (db m46926) HM
45New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — War Memorial
Erected by the Clinton County Gold Star Mothers in Memory of Their Sons Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in World Wars I and II [Roll of Honored Dead] [Added panels for other wars?]Map (db m115225) WM
46New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — War of 1812 Trail
Commemorates British and American Navy and troops who fought on land and lake Battle of Plattsburgh September 11, 1814Map (db m76384) HM
47New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Woolsey Mansion
Built before 1800 Melancton Lloyd Woolsey 1758-1819 first collector of customs first county clerk.Map (db m177295) HM
48New York (Clinton County), Plattsburgh — Zephaniah Platt Home
Site of home Zephaniah Platt 1735 - 1807 Founder of Plattsburgh Built in 1799Map (db m47945) HM
 
 
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Jun. 26, 2022