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Near Groveland in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Groveland Hill

 
 
Groveland Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, May 22, 2020
1. Groveland Hill Marker
Inscription.  
Tory-Indian ambush
Sullivan Expedition 1779
Fifteen scouts killed
Boyd and Parker captured
← 2 miles
 
Erected 1956 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 42° 43.161′ N, 77° 45.232′ W. Marker is near Groveland, New York, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of Groveland Hill Road (County Road 2) and Rosebrugh Road, on the right when traveling north on Groveland Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Geneseo NY 14454, 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. Ambuscade (approx. one mile away); Groveland Ambuscade Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Groveland Ambuscade Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Military Route (approx. 2.1 miles away); Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays (approx. 3.4 miles away); Union Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Genesee Valley (approx. 3.9 miles away); Conesus Amusement Hall (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Groveland.
 
Also see . . .
Groveland Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bruce Kelly, May 22, 2020
2. Groveland Hill Marker
Looking North on Groveland Hill Rd towards the intersection with Rosebrugh Rd
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this page online
 Boyd and Parker ambush (Wikipedia). (Submitted on May 23, 2020.)
 
Additional commentary.
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The direction arrow on the marker indicates that 2 miles to the east, on Rosebrugh Rd and then David Gray Hill Rd, is the location of the ambush and Ambuscade Monument.
    — Submitted May 23, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2020, by Bruce Kelly of Perry, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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