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Major General John Sullivanís March

Passing through Wesauking

 
 
Major General John Sullivanís March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
1. Major General John Sullivanís March Marker
Inscription. This stone commemorates the passing through Wesauking on August 9, and October 4, 1779 o Major General John Sullivan and his troops in the military expedition against the Six Nations.

“The glorious achievements we have exhibited in extending our conquests so far will make no inconsiderable balance even in the present politics of America. Its future good consequences I leave to the eloquence of time to declare, which will in ages hence celebrate the memory of a conquest, the real good effects of which posterity will particularly enjoy.”
Journal of Lieut. Col. Adam Hubley of the Advance Guard of Sullivanís Army.
 
Erected 1908 by George Clymer Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Towanda PA.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 41° 46.695′ N, 76° 23.735′ W. Marker is in Wysox, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Pennsylvania Route 187. Click for map. The marker is next to the Wysox Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Wysox PA 18854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the

Major General John Sullivanís March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 13, 2015
2. Major General John Sullivanís March Marker
The Wysox Presbyterian Church is in the background.
crow flies. Wysox Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); Henry J. Madill (within shouting distance of this marker); Azilum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lester Frank Ward (approx. 1.5 miles away); Rural Electrification (approx. 2 miles away); Courthouse Annex (approx. 2.5 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Daily Review (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wysox.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
 
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