Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
To the Memory of
Capt-Lieut. Thomas Boyd,
Sergeant Michael Parker,
Sergeant Nicholas Hungerman,
Sergeant William Floyd,
Oneida Lt. Honyost Thaosagwat
and nine volunteer riflemen,
John Conrey, Benjamin Curtin,
James McElroy, William Faunchey,
John Garsway, William Harvey,
Elijah Hendrick, John Miller,
who fell at Groveland, Livingston County, N.Y. September 13th 1779 while serving as a scouting party in the Indian Campaign under Major-General John Sullivan.
Erected in 1898 by authority of an act of the legislature, Chapter 274 of the laws of 1891. Frederick Cook, Henry B. Hathaway, Henry C. Brewster Commissioners of Mount Hope Cemetery David Z. Morris Superintendent
Erected 1898 by Commissioners of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
Location. 43° 7.772′ N, 77° 37.418′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Mount Hope Blvd. 0.2 miles north of Elmwood Avenue. Click for map. Marker is within Mt. Hope Cemetery in the southwest region near the Civil
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ninth of November, 1886 (a few steps from this marker); Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hartwell Carver, M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Founding of the River Campus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Town (approx. half a mile away); Highland Park (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Rochester.
Regarding To the Memory of. The deaths of Boyd and Parker are commemorated with a park at the site of their killing in Cuylerville: http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=58057
which people are directed to by a marker 2 miles west of the site: http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=58639
This event was part of the larger Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, indicated by a series of markers in upstate NY.
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
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