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

Chemung

1775 - 1779

 

—Iroquois War Town —

 
Chemung Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Chemung Marker
Inscription.
From this Hidden Stronghold
British, Indians and Tories
Ravaged the Frontier
From the
West Branch to the
Mohawk
Destroyed by
Sullivan-Clinton Expedition
August 13, 1779

 
Erected 1930 by State of New York.
 
Location. 42° 1.682′ N, 76° 39.786′ W. Marker is near Lowman, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Oneida Road (County Road 60), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lowman NY 14861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Soldiers of the American Revolution (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Soldiers of the American Revolution (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Chemung (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sullivan Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Chemung (approx. 2.3 miles away); Line Occupied - Rifle Corps (approx. 2.8 miles away); Line of Rude Breastworks (approx. 2.9 miles away); Newtown Battlefield (approx. 3 miles away); This Ridge (approx. 3 miles away); Knoll Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lowman.
 
Also see . . .  Chemung Valley Living History Center.
Chemung Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
2. Chemung Monument
The center preserves and interprets part of the Newtown battlefield. (Submitted on July 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Chemung Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
3. Chemung Marker
Chemung Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
4. Chemung Monument
Area Around Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
5. Area Around Marker
The area surrounding the marker is still largely agricultural.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 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. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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