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Tunkhannock in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Sullivan's March

Sullivan's March Marker image. Click for full size.
August 5, 2011
1. Sullivan's March Marker
Inscription.  Gen. John Sullivan’s army on Aug. 3, 1779 camped by the river. Third camp from Fort Wyoming. Part of the Clinton-Sullivan campaign ending in the rout of the Six Nations Iroquois. The Tory-Indian menace on the frontier was eliminated.
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1870.
Location. 41° 32.309′ N, 75° 56.915′ W. Marker is in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, in Wyoming County. Marker is on West Tioga Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tunkhannock PA 18657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779 (here, next to this marker); Discover Tunkhannock (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tunkhannock (about 600 feet away); Wyoming County (about 600 feet away); Civil War Monument
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(about 600 feet away); The Freedom Tree (about 700 feet away); Walter B. Tewksbury (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tunkhannock.
Sullivan's March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
2. Sullivan's March Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2011. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 26, 2011.   2. submitted on July 29, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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