Minisink - School burned
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
Maps: [map notes]
- Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Markers.pdf", p.51.
- Historical marker
Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County
School here was burned by raiders July 20, 1779. Teacher scalped, boys made prisoners; girls saved by Brant's mark on aprons.
41° 23.449' N, 74° 38.687' (41.39081 -74.644785) Basis of location
- Sep 1779 listing. 7/19/1776 New York Draw.