Fort Alden, 1778, Otsego County, Cherry Valley. Stockade existed
and was destroyed in French and Indian War. Replaced Fort
Campbell named for Commander of Continental troops there. Named for its
first Commander Col. Ichabod Alden it was a stockade with possibly two blockhouses.
Attacked 11 Nov 1778 and again April 1780 when the fort was destroyed. Site
now marked by monument in Cherry Valley Cemetery.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
February 18, 2006