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Owego in Tioga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Routes of the Armies

Of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton

— 1779 —

 
 
Routes of the Armies Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.

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Through the friendship and influence of Amos Draper, James McMaster, a soldier of General Sullivan's army obtained by treaty with the Indians in June, 1786 eighteen square miles of land north of the Susquehanna River and east of Owego Creek known as McMaster’s half township which included the site of the village of Owego, founded in 1787
 
Erected 1929 by State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1786.
 
Location. 42° 6.099′ N, 76° 15.715′ W. Marker is in Owego, New York, in Tioga County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Court Street (New York State Route 96), on the left when traveling west on Front Street. Marker is behind the hedge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Owego NY 13827, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Steamboats and Docks (a few steps from this marker); Fishing the Susquehanna (a few steps from this marker); The Bridges of Owego (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); 1849 Great Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); Ithaca-Owego RR (within shouting distance of this marker); Tioga County Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Rivers Greenway (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Owego.
 
Rear Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 26, 2019
2. Rear Face of Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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