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Minisink - School burned

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What:
7/20/1776. Burned by Brant's Mohawks and loyalists. Teacher scalped. Boys made prisoners. Girls saved by Brant's mark on aprons.

Where: 41.39081 -74.64478 Minisink - School burned

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Sources:

  • Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Markers.pdf", p.51.

  • Historical marker
    Indian Raid

    School here was burned by raiders July 20, 1779. Teacher scalped, boys made prisoners; girls saved by Brant's mark on aprons.

    Erected 1936.

    Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County
    41° 23.449' N, 74° 38.687' (41.39081 -74.644785) Basis of location

  • RevWar75 RevWar75
  • Sep 1779 listing. 7/19/1776 New York Draw.

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