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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Sullivan

 
 
Fort Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Fort Sullivan Marker
Inscription.
Here
within the confines of
Fort Sullivan
were buried
August 14 1779
several soldiers
killed the previous day
in a skirmish at
Chemung
as attested
by Solomon Talada
soldier in the ranks
who returned
to live in Athens
the rest of his life

This statement
was corroborated
by finding skeletons
previous to 1839

 
Erected 1929 by Pennsylvanai Historical Commission and the Tioga Point Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 56.917′ N, 76° 30.924′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Tioga Street (Pennsylvania Highway 199), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Fort Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); Carrying Path (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan
Fort Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
2. Fort Sullivan Marker
(about 700 feet away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Athens Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
3. Fort Sullivan Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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