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Seneca Falls in Seneca County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail

 
 
General John Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bryan Olson, May 24, 2008
1. General John Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Routes of the armies of
General John Sullivan
and
General James Clinton
1779

An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggression of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States
 
Erected 1929 by State of New York.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 42° 55.126′ N, 76° 47.529′ W. Marker is in Seneca Falls, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Gravel Road (County Route 101), on the left when traveling north on U.S. 20. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seneca Falls NY 13148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mynderse Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welcome to Seneca Falls (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Chamberlain House
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Stanton's Busy World (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Albert Cook Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stanton's Grassmere (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca Falls.
 
More about this marker. At the top of the marker are the likenesses of Generals Clinton and Sullivan. Below these portraits is a map of the routes taken by the armies of Generals John Sullivan and James Clinton in 1779.
 
Regarding General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail. This marker is part of the General John Sullivanís New York Campaign trail. Twenty-nine such highway markers were commissioned by New York State in 1929 (the 150th anniversary) to mark the 1779 invasion route.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, Then and Now. "The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779 was the largest expedition ever before mounted against the Indians of North America." (Submitted on June 2, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
General John Sullivanís New York Campaign trail marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bryan Olson, May 24, 2008
2. General John Sullivanís New York Campaign trail marker
 

2. Wikipedia entry for the Sullivan Expedition. (Submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York.)
 
General John Sullivanís Campaign trail marker from a distance. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bryan Olson, May 24, 2008
3. General John Sullivanís Campaign trail marker from a distance.
General John Sullivan image. Click for full size.
4. General John Sullivan
Sullivan served as a major general in the Continental Army and as Governor of New Hampshire. He is most famous for leading the Sullivan Expedition in 1779, a scorched earth campaign against the Iroquois towns that had taken up arms against the American revolutionaries
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 3,713 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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