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Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Sullivan Expedition

 
 
The Sullivan Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2008
1. The Sullivan Expedition Marker
Inscription.  
The Sullivan Expedition
Against
The Iroquois Indians
1779
Fort Augusta
First selected as rendezvous
for the Sullivan Expedition
Lt. Col. Adam Hubley's Command
the only Regiment quartered here
to march against the Six Nations

 
Erected 1929 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 40° 52.561′ N, 76° 47.516′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on North Front Street (State Highway 147), on the right when traveling north. Located in front of the Hunter House Museum, the site of Fort Augusta. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 North Front Street, Sunbury PA 17801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thompson's Rifle Battalion: (here, next to this marker); Fort Augusta (a few steps from this marker); Shikellamy (a few steps from this marker); Shikellamy's Profile
Close Up of Map in the Center of Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2008
2. Close Up of Map in the Center of Plaque
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Shikellamy (about 700 feet away); The Bloody Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Maclay (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
 
Also see . . .  The 1779 Sullivan Expedition. A Little-Known Offensive Strategic To The War Breaks The Indian Nations' Power. (Submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Old Fort Augusta Well and Sullivan Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 28, 2008
3. Old Fort Augusta Well and Sullivan Expedition Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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