Port Henry, NY Summer Camps

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Camp Dudley Ymca Inc
Westport, NY 12993  
Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Canoeing, Counselor Training
 
 
Dudley Ymca
Westport, NY  
Religious Camps: Christian
 
 
Normandie
Westport, NY  
Traditional Camps
 

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About Port Henry, NY

Port Henry is a village in Essex County, New York, United States. The population was 1,194 at the 2010 census. Port Henry is in a tract of land set aside by the British Crown for veterans of the Seven Years War . Although a mill was built in 1765, no other European-American settlers arrived until 1785, after the American Revolutionary War. The Iroquoian-speaking Mohawk and Oswegatchie, members of the Seven Nations of Canada, were still living in the town until after 1800. Most of the Iroquois from the territory of New York had been resettled in Canada, forced out of New York and the United States due to their alliance with the British during the war. In the early years, timber harvesting was a major industry and 20 mills were located in the area. The first dock was built on Lake Champlain by 1820 for shipping lumber to other ports. Early settlers discovered iron ore a few miles inland. Its extraction and processing became an important industry in the township for about one hundred and fifty years. A blast furnace constructed in 1822 in Port Henry was one of the first in the United States, and Republic Steel established major operations in the county. The village residents used Lake Champlain and the Hudson River to transport its ore and products to major markets such as Albany and New...