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Minisink in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Minisink

 
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Battle of Minisink Marker
Inscription.  
One of the deadliest in
frontier warefare, between
Militia and Brant’s Tories
and Mohawks, on this hill
July 22, 1779.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 22, 1779.
 
Location. 41° 28.675′ N, 74° 57.981′ W. Marker is in Minisink, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on New York State Route 97, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eldred NY 12732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Battle of Minisink (approx. 0.4 miles away); Minisink Battleground Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle at Minisink (approx. 0.7 miles away); Indian Rock (approx. 0.7 miles away); Battle of Minisink Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away); Minisink Battle Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (approx. ¾ mile away); Hospital Rock (approx. 0.8 miles away).
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Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brant’s Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle of Minisink.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Battle of Minisink Marker
This photo looks west, in the direction of the July 21, 1779 Battle of Minisink.
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Battle of Minisink Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,019 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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