Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians
3 miles distant from Sheshecunnuck
Site of Sullivan's Army Encampment
August 11-26, 1779
Lay one and one fourth miles south of this point
Erected 1929 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Tioga Point Chapter, D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), 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° 57.07′ N, 76° 30.971′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on South Main Street (State Highway 199), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Foster (here, next to this marker); Vietnam Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Site of Athens Academy (a few steps from Athens Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Roll of Honor (a few steps from this marker); Fort Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carrying Path (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Also see . . . The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign. Web page detailing the campaign. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,057 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.