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Near Minisink Ford in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Minisink

 
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Battle of Minisink Marker
Inscription.
Col. Joseph Brant led 40
Mohawks and Tories up this
ravine and ambushed N. Y.
and N. J. Militia lying for
him on hill to the west.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 28.681′ N, 74° 57.469′ W. Marker is near Minisink Ford, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on New York State Route 97, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located between Dry Brook Road and Old Minisink Ford Road. Marker is in this post office area: Eldred NY 12732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Minisink Battle July 22d 1779 (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Minisink (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Rock (approx. 0.9 miles away); Minisink Battleground Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battle at Minisink (approx. 0.9 miles away); Minisink Battle Monument (approx. one mile away); In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (approx. one mile away); Hospital Rock (approx. one mile away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brantís Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Battle of Minisink Marker
This photo looks west, in the direction of the site of the Battle of Minisink.
of Minisink.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Battle of Minisink Marker
This photo looks east on Route 97.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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