Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
within the confines of
August 14 1779
killed the previous day
in a skirmish at
by Solomon Talada
soldier in the ranks
to live in Athens
the rest of his life
by finding skeletons
previous to 1839
Erected 1929 by Pennsylvanai Historical Commission and the Tioga Point Chapter, D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
Location. 41° 56.917′ N, 76° 30.924′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Tioga Street (Pennsylvania Highway 199), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. 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. A different marker also named Fort Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); Carrying Path (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (about 700 feet away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vietnam Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Athens Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.