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Conesus in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Military Route

 
 
Military Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Military Route Marker
Inscription.  
Military Route
of the Sullivan - Clinton
army on its campaign
against the British
and Indians of western
New York in 1779.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series list.
 
Location. 42° 42.898′ N, 77° 42.815′ W. Marker is in Conesus, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lake Road (New York State Route 256) and Sliker Hill Road (County Route 33), on the right when traveling south on West Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Conesus NY 14435, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Groveland Ambuscade Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Groveland Ambuscade Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Conesus Amusement Hall (approx. 1.9 miles away); Groveland Hill
Military Route Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Military Route Marker
View is eastward towards Sliker Hill Road, the first road around the south end of Conesus Lake.
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Kelleman Log Cabin (approx. 2.1 miles away); Union Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays (approx. 2.4 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conesus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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