Near Tionesta in Forest County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Marching on Seneca Towns
According to Brodhead's reports, his troops had only one small skirmish, at the Battle of Thompson's Island, where they defeated a small party of Senecas. Seneca oral history suggests that several of Brodhead's men were later killed in the Seneca towns of the upper Allegheny, but Brodhead failed to report any such incidents.
Despite the disruptions and temporary hardships created by the expedition, the Senecas quickly resettled their towns in the spring of 1780. The Senecas, Tories and British renewed their raiding of frontier settlements, at a level significantly higher than in 1778. The expedition
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1779.
Location. 41° 28.28′ N, 79° 30.103′ W. Marker is near Tionesta, Pennsylvania, in Forest County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 62, 1.3 miles west of Pullman Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tionesta PA 16353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Refugee Towns (approx. 1.6 miles away); When Timber Was King (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tionesta (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hunters Station Bridge Bearing Block (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lieutenant John Range (approx. 2.9 miles away); Forest County (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Forest County (approx. 2.9 miles away); Damascus (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tionesta.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.