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Camp Portage Marker and Boulder with Civil War Plaques image, Touch for more information
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
Camp Portage Marker and Boulder with Civil War Plaques
New York (Livingston County), Portage — Camp Portage Letchworth State Park
This picnic area once served as the camp and parade grounds for two Civil War volunteer units. The 14-acre camp, hastily constructed in mid-August 1862, consisted of officer's headquarters, two mess halls, and ten quarters for soldiers. Colonel . . . — Map (db m75832) HM
New York (Livingston County), Portage — Civil War Parade Ground 1862 - 1865
130th N.Y. Regt., later 1st N.Y. Dragoons and 136th N.Y. Regt. of Infantry, 1862 — Map (db m75803) HM
New York (Livingston County), Portage — Deep Cut
Site of Genesee Valley Canal 1852 to 1877 — Map (db m76055) HM
New York (Livingston County), Portage — First New York Dragoons / 136th New York Infantry
First New York Dragoons 130th New York Volunteer Infantry Organized on this field Aug. 11, 1862 Left this field September 2, 1862 Colonel Alfred Gibbs Lieutenant Colonel TJ. Thorpe Major Rufus Scott Captured Prisoners . . . — Map (db m75806) HM WM
New York (Livingston County), Portage — Kish-A-Wa
First settlers in 1816; only village in 15 miles; home of many famous people; path of "Old Indian Trail" — Map (db m75757) HM
New York (Livingston County), Portage — School Site
Frame building, about 1819; abandoned for one of two rooms as number of pupils grew. Samuel Hunt, brother of Governor Hunt, taught here. — Map (db m76096) HM

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