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Near Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newtown Battlefield State Park

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
 
Newtown Battlefield State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Newtown Battlefield State Park Marker
Inscription.
The climactic battle of the Sullivan-Clinton campaign occurred here as approximately 5,000 soldiers defeated a British force of Native Americans, Loyalists, and regulars.
 
Erected by Heritage New York.
 
Location. 42° 2.67′ N, 76° 43.965′ W. Marker is near Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Newtown Reservation Road. Click for map. Located at Newtown Battlefield Reservation State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Elmira NY 14901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sullivan Campaign (here, next to this marker); Fire on the Frontier - 1778 (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Newtown (a few steps from this marker); Divided Peoples (a few steps from this marker); Major General John Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); Flagstaffs - Newtown Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Battle of Newtown (about 400 feet away); Newtown Battlefield Reservation (about 500 feet away); A Civil Rights Victory (about 700 feet away); Newtown (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elmira.
 
More about this marker. The marker
Newtown Battlefield State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
2. Newtown Battlefield State Park Marker
displays a map of New York with red stars at points designated as Revolutionary War Heritage Trail sites.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chemung Valley Living History Center. The center preserves and interprets part of the Newtown battlefield. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Newtown Battlefield State Park. The park, like many others in New York, were recently faced with closure or reduced access because of budget cutbacks. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Markers at the Newtown Battlefield Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
3. Markers at the Newtown Battlefield Overlook
Newtown Battlefield State Park Marker (Far Left) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
4. Newtown Battlefield State Park Marker (Far Left)
Newtown Battlefield State Park image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
5. Newtown Battlefield State Park
The park, also designated a living history park, offers a remarkable view of the Chemung Valley. Much of the fighting at Newtown occurred in the valley below.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 825 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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