Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians
— 1779 —
of Sullivan's Army
June 23 - July 31
Erected 1929 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and Wyoming Valley Chapter of the D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, 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. 41° 14.723′ N, 75° 53.377′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is on River Street near South Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franz Kline (1910 - 1962) (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Wyoming (within shouting distance of this marker); Lyman H. Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Durkee (within Fred Morgan Kirby (within shouting distance of this marker); George Catlin (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Durkee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Wilkes (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,298 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 9, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. 5. submitted on May 8, 2009, by Michael Beatty of Hanover Township, Pennsylvania. 6. submitted on May 23, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.