Highland in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Erected by New York State.
Location. 41° 29.317′ N, 74° 58.235′ W. Marker is in Highland, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker can be reached from Minisink Battle Ground Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Minisink Battleground Park. Marker is in this post office area: Barryville NY 12719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Minisink Battle Monument (a few steps from this marker); Last Stand On The Rocky Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital Rock The Battle at Minisink (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Minisink Battleground Park (about 600 feet away); Indian Rock (about 600 feet away); Minisink Battle July 22d 1779 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brant’s Crossing (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland.
More about this marker. Two old photographs appear on the marker. One is of The Minisink Battleground Park and has a caption of “The Minisink Battleground Park was established by the Minisink Valley Historical Society in the early 1900s to head off destruction of the battleground by bluestone quarrying operations. In 1955, Sullivan County took over the site.” Another is of the Goshen monument, with the caption “Paying Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes – The current monument in Goshen replaced the smaller obelisk and was dedicated on July 22, 1862. Forty six names of the fallen are listed on it.”
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Follow the markers along the Battleground Trail in Minisink Battleground Park.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle at Minisink Ford. Minisink Valley Historical Society website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.