Near Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Flagstaffs - Newtown Battlefield
to those of the
the British Army
the Continental Army
who died at
the Battle of Newtown
August 29, 1779
Dedicated August 28, 1994
Erected 1994 by Chemung Valley Living History Center.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
Location. 42° 2.709′ N, 76° 43.99′ W. Marker is near Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Newtown Reservation Road. Located at Newtown Battlefield Reservation State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elmira NY 14901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Newtown (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General John Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); Newtown Battlefield Reservation (within shouting distance of this marker); Newtown Battlefield State Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Sullivan Campaign (about 300 feet away); Fire on the Frontier - 1778The Battle of Newtown (about 300 feet away); Divided Peoples (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 776 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on November 6, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.