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Near Lowman in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Line of Rude Breastworks

 
 
Line of Rude Breastworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Line of Rude Breastworks Marker
Inscription.  
Line of Rude
Breastworks
where British and Indians
disputed advance of
Sullivan's Army
August 29, 1779

 
Erected 1929 by New York State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is September 29, 1779.
 
Location. 42° 1.797′ N, 76° 43.227′ W. Marker is near Lowman, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is at the intersection of Oneida Road (County Road 60) and Lowman Crossover, on the right when traveling east on Oneida Road. Located at a commuter parking area, just off Exit 58 from the Southern Tier Expressway (I-86). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lowman NY 14861, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newtown Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Newtown Defense (within shouting distance of this marker); Native Voices (within shouting distance of this marker); Line Occupied - Rifle Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Ridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knoll Cemetery
Line of Rude Breastworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
2. Line of Rude Breastworks Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Newtown (approx. one mile away); Divided Peoples (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Battle of Newtown (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fire on the Frontier - 1778 (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowman.
 
Also see . . .  Chemung Valley Living History Center. The center preserves and interprets part of the Newtown battlefield. (Submitted on July 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Line of Rude Breastworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
3. Line of Rude Breastworks Marker
Marker and Orientation Map image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
4. Marker and Orientation Map
Line of Rude Breastworks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
5. Line of Rude Breastworks Marker
Orientation Map image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
6. Orientation Map
Showing the key points on the Newtown Battlefield
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 990 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 5, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on November 5, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6. submitted on July 19, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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