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Endicott in Broome County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Routes of the Armies

Of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton

 

1779

 
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By Steve Stoessel, October 26, 2019
1. Routes of the Armies Marker
Inscription.  An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States.

Rear Face:
Union near this point the brigade of Continental forces under General James Clinton proceeding from Canajoharie to join the main army of General John Sullivan at Tioga (Athens, Penn) was met by a detachment of one thousand men under General Enoch Poor sent up the Susquehanna River to meet Clinton and ensure the safety of his march August 1779.
 
Erected 1929 by State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 42° 5.715′ N, 76° 4.038′ W. Marker is in Endicott, New York, in Broome County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Route 17C) and Badger Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Marker in in the Union District. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Endicott NY 13760, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
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By Steve Stoessel, October 26, 2019
2. Rear Face of Marker
8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Brick Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Riverside Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Chugnut (approx. 0.7 miles away); Drovers Inn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rounds House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rounds Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vestal Parkway (approx. one mile away); Canal Towpath (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Endicott.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
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By Steve Stoessel
3. Routes of the Armies Park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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