The Upper Fort 1777

The Upper Fort 1777 (HM16E6)

Location: Middleburgh, NY 12122 Schoharie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 34.928', W 74° 23.458'

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1777
Commemorating The Upper Fort which stood on the knoll 1966 Ft. S. 50? E. of this marker. Here on Oct. 17th 1780 was fired the first gun which signalled a warning enabling the fort below to prepare for the successful defense against the attack of the British and Indians under Johnson and Brandt.
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HM NumberHM16E6
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Placed ByD.A.R. Schoharie Chapter & Patriotic Citizens
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 8:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 549976 N 4714592
Decimal Degrees42.58213333, -74.39096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 34.928', W 74° 23.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 34' 55.68" N, 74° 23' 27.48" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3626 NY-30, Middleburgh NY 12122, US
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