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Sullivanís Attack

August 22, 1777

 
 
Sullivanís Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
1. Sullivanís Attack Marker
Inscription.
Gen. William Smallwood
Routed British Provincials
at Deckerís Ferry Nearby
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This Memorial
erected by
Staten Island Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
June 1930
Rededicated April 1998

 
Erected 1930 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Staten Island Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.247′ N, 74° 7.933′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is on Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Veterans Park. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10302, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Founding of the Dutch Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Five Brothers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burial Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. James Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Faber Park and Pool
Staten Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
2. Staten Island Marker
The marker commemorates a night attack made by Revolutionary War officer and political leader John Sullivan on British troops stationed in Staten Island.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Egbert Square (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Pelton House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Also see . . .  Veterans Park. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Park Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
3. Marker on Park Avenue
Staten Island's Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 16, 2010
4. Staten Island's Veterans Park
The Sullivanís Attack marker is located in Veterans Park. Laid out in 1836 as the village green of Port Richmond, this is the oldest park on Staten Island.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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