Near Big Flats in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Destroyed by Gen. Sullivan
August 13, 1779
Erected 1999 by Big Flats Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is August 13, 1779.
Location. 42° 8.087′ N, 76° 55.615′ W. Marker is near Big Flats, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is at the intersection of Big Flats Road (County Route 64) and Goss Road, on the right when traveling east on Big Flats Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Flats NY 14814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Mapes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Miller Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rhodes Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War II Glider Training at Harris Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Harris Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Settler (approx. 3.1 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 5.1 miles away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 5.3 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Flats.
Also see . . .
1. Big Flats Historical Society - Origins of Big Flats. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The 1779 Sullivan Campaign: A Little-Known Offensive Strategic To The War Breaks The Indian Nations. The 1779 Sullivan Campaign emerged as one of the larger of the Continental Army's offensives during the American Revolution, yet remains relatively unknown.1 It was an act of reprisal to break the Iroquois Confederation, a Native American political and military alliance that included the Seneca, Cayuga, Mohawk, Onondaga, 0neida, and Tuscarora tribes. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 4. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.