Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Sullivan Expedition
The Iroquois Indians
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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
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 Shikellamy (a few steps from this marker); Shikellamy's Profile (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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,060 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.