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Lowman in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Newtown Defense

 
 
Newtown Defense Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
1. Newtown Defense Marker
Inscription.  
The Seneca and Delaware urged British allies to help block Continental troops advance resulting in Battle of Newtown on August 29, 1779.
 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation, Empire State Society, Sons of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 619.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 29, 1779.
 
Location. 42° 1.795′ N, 76° 43.251′ W. Marker is in Lowman, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Oneida Road (County Route 60) near County Route 8, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lowman NY 14861, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newtown Battlefield (here, next to this marker); Native Voices (a few steps from this marker); Line of Rude Breastworks (within shouting distance of this marker); Knoll Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles
Newtown Defense Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel
2. Newtown Defense Marker
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away); Line Occupied - Rifle Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Ridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newtown (approx. one mile away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowman.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Newtown. (Submitted on March 22, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2021, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022