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Wind Gap in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sullivan's March

 
 
Sullivan's March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
1. Sullivan's March Marker
Inscription.  Heller's Tavern near Wind Gap was the site for Sullivan's army at the end of the first day's march from Easton, June 18, 1779. The army was astir at 4 the next morning, crossing the mountains at Wind Gap.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1860.
 
Location. 40° 50.349′ N, 75° 17.783′ W. Marker is in Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on South Broadway (Pennsylvania Route 512) 0.3 miles north of Male Road (County Road 1028), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wind Gap PA 18091, 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. Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians (here, next to this marker); World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wind Gap Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles
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away); "Homefront" (approx. 3 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Weona Park Carousel (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named World Wars Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wind Gap.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Wide view of the Sullivan's March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, April 4, 2010
2. Wide view of the Sullivan's March Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,153 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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