Near Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
& their families, including
casualties of the Battle
of Newtown, August 29, 1779.
Erected by Chemung County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is August 29, 1779.
Location. 42° 1.868′ N, 76° 43.449′ W. Marker is near Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is at the intersection of Oneida Road (County Road 60) and Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling west on Oneida Road. The marker stands in the unincorporated hamlet of Lowman. 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 10 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Foe Redmen & British (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Native Voices (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newtown Defense (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newtown Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Line of Rude Breastworks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Routes of the Armies / Newtown 1779 This Ridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Line Occupied - Rifle Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away); Newtown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Divided Peoples (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
More about this marker. Knoll Cemetery is also known as Baldwin Cemetery. The site is located on lands originally owned by the first settlers, the Issac Baldwin family. Many of the identified graves are members of that family or direct descendants.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 813 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 2. submitted on March 4, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. 3. submitted on November 5, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 4. submitted on June 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 5. submitted on November 5, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 6. submitted on June 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 7, 8, 9. submitted on July 22, 2013, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.