Near Painted Post in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Final Episode
was the advance of
Col. Van Cortland's Brigade
up the Canisteo River to
this area two miles beyond
the Tory-Indian town of
Painted Post, burned by
Capt. Simon Spaulding's Riflemen
September 28, 1779
Erected by the Newtown-Battle Chapt. Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1880.
Location. 42° 7.543′ N, 77° 8.226′ W. Marker is near Painted Post, New York, in Steuben County. Marker is on U.S. 15, on the right when traveling south. Located at a rest-stop on the south-bound side of the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Painted Post NY 14870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Treaty of Painted Post (approx. 3.1 miles away); The First Baptist Church of Painted Post (approx. 3.1 miles away); Village of Painted Post Comeback '72 Urban Renewal ProjectPainted Post Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 3.3 miles away); World War Memorial Park (approx. 3.3 miles away); Benjamin Patterson Inn (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Painted Post.
Also see . . . The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign. Web page detailing the campaign. (Submitted on July 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 826 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.