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Afton in Chenango County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River

 
 
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By Scott J. Payne, October 23, 2015
1. About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River Marker
Inscription. About two miles down The Susquehanna River on an island and adjacent shores was the camp site of the army of General James Clinton on the night of August 13, 1779. The site of Afton was occupied by the Indian village of Conihunto Destroyed by a force under Captain William Gray in October 1778
 
Erected 1929 by The State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 42° 13.742′ N, 75° 31.531′ W. Marker is in Afton, New York, in Chenango County. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Afton NY 13730, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (a few steps from this marker); Mormon House Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Unadilla Region (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Toll Gate (approx. 5.5 miles away); Robert Harpur (approx. 6.2 miles away); Coffin Man (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also
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By Scott J. Payne, October 23, 2015
2. About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River Marker
Looking west down the Susquehanna River.
named Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 8 miles away); Old Unadilla (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Afton.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
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By Scott J. Payne, October 23, 2015
3. About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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