Hector in Schuyler County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Iroquois village consisting of cornfields long house & cabins destroyed Sept. 4, 1779, by Gen. Sullivan's troops.
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1779.
Location. 42° 32.31′ N, 76° 52.551′ W. Marker is in Hector, New York, in Schuyler County. Marker is on New York State Route 414, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hector NY 14841, 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. Ferry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Settler (approx. 2.4 miles away); Peach Orchard (approx. 2½ miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Gen. Hand's Light Corps (approx. 2.7 miles away); General Poor's Brigade (approx. 3 miles away); General Maxwell's BrigadeGeneral Clinton's Brigade (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hector.
Also see . . . Cherry Valley Massacre. Sullivan Expedition was a response to frontier warfare by British and Indians (Submitted on May 12, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
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