Fort Brown Site

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Fort Brown Site
Fort Brown Site is located in New York
Fort Brown Site
Nearest city Plattsburgh, New York
Coordinates 44°41′19″N 73°27′1″W / 44.68861°N 73.45028°W / 44.68861; -73.45028Coordinates: 44°41′19″N 73°27′1″W / 44.68861°N 73.45028°W / 44.68861; -73.45028
Area 2.9 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1814
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78001846[1]
Added to NRHP December 15, 1978

Fort Brown Site is a historic former redoubt located on the Saranac River at Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York. It was built during the War of 1812 and used in Battle of Plattsburgh. It had eight guns and four interior buildings.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

The site is part of now Fort Brown Park and is operated by the City of Plattsburgh.[3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Charles A.Florence (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Fort Brown Site". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-06-24.  See also: "Accompanying three photos". 
  3. ^ City of Plattsburgh Parks & Recreation

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