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Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sullivan's Campaign

 
 
Sullivan's Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
1. Sullivan's Campaign Marker
Inscription.  

This stone marks the road over
which General John Sullivan
marched June 18, 1779, to quell
the Indian insurrection and
avenge the Wyoming Massacre
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Erected by the
George Taylor Chapter
Daughters of the American
Revolution, June 18, 1900.

 
Erected 1900 by George Taylor Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1779.
 
Location. 40° 41.801′ N, 75° 12.703′ W. Marker is in Easton, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Sullivan Road west of West Campus Lane, on the left when traveling west. Marker is about 100 feet west of the Marquis Dining Hall, on the Lafayette College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Sullivan's Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 30, 2019
2. Sullivan's Campaign Marker
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distance of this marker. Lafayette College Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Establishing a College at Easton (about 700 feet away); The Confluence of Campus and Community (about 700 feet away); Lafayette College Gateway (about 700 feet away); Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Easton's Electric Railway (approx. 0.2 miles away); Astronomical Observatory (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Triangulation Station and Benchmark (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sullivan Expedition. (Submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The 1779 Sullivan Campaign. (Submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 25, 2022