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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Afton in Chenango County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Cunahunta Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, July 10, 2022
1. Cunahunta Marker
Inscription.  Site of Iroquois town burned by the Continental Army under the Command of Colonel William Butler October 9 & 10, 1778
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 378.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1778.
Location. 42° 12.893′ N, 75° 33.253′ W. Marker is in Afton, New York, in Chenango County. Marker is on New York State Route 7. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Afton NY 13730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mormon House Site (approx. 1.7 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 1.8 miles away); About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River (approx. 1.8 miles away); Unadilla Region (approx. 3.6 miles away); Robert Harpur (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bainbridge, New York
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January 1, 2017
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(approx. 6.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bainbridge New York Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Afton.
Additional keywords. Clinton Sullivan Campaign
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 12, 2022, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   2. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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