Fort Corchaug, Village of Cutchogue, Suffolk County, 1600s.
Construction date of this early Native-American fort is unknown but was in
in the early 1600s. Built by the Corchaugs, the rectangular shaped fort had
walls measuring approximately 210 feet North-South, and 160 feet East-West.
The site is located about one half mile North of Peconic Bay in the Village
of Cutchogue, and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1999. According
to Dr. Ralph Solecki, who's research is the basis for this entry, no documentation
exists to indicate the site was attacked. Submitted by 1st Lt. Bryan Pillai.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
February 18, 2006