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Fort Plain

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What:
8/2/1780, Raid by Brant; Mohawks, loyalists. 16 k.; 60 c.; 100 bldgs. burned.

Where: 42.93745 -74.62757 Fort Plain

Maps: [map notes]

Sources:

  • Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Markers.pdf", p.111.

  • Fort Plain marker
    Fort Plain
    1776-1788 Northern limit of raid by Brant's Indians-Tories 16 killed - 60 captured 100 buildings burned Aug. 2, 1780

    Erected 1928 by New York State Education Department.

    42 56.247' N, 74 37.654' W. (42.93745 -74.62757) Location basis
    Fort Plain NY, Montgomery County

  • RevWar75 RevWar75
  • Aug 1780 listing. 8/2/1780 Fort Plain. American defeat.

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