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Near This Point 18 August 1779

 
 
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By Scott J. Payne, November 14, 2015
1. Near This Point 18 August 1779 Marker
Inscription.  Near This Point 18 August 1779 Camped the army of James Clinton en route to join the forces of General John Sullivan in the expedition against the Iroquois and their British allies in the war of the American Revolution

Originally erected by the Tuscarora Chapter NSDAR and the State of New York 12 October 1929 Rededicated by the Tuscarora Chapter, NSDAR and the City of Binghamton Parks Department 18 August 2015
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 18, 1779.
 
Location. 42° 5.588′ N, 75° 54.92′ W. Marker is in Binghamton, New York, in Broome County. Marker is on North Shore Drive. Marker is in Confluence Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Binghamton NY 13901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chenango Canal (here, next to this marker); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (about 600 feet

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By Scott J. Payne, November 14, 2015
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away, measured in a direct line); Roberson Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedom Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Peterson's Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Universalist (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor of Rod Serling (approx. 0.4 miles away); Centenary Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Binghamton.
 
Near This Point 18 August 1779 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, November 14, 2015
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Near This Point 18 August 1779 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, November 14, 2015
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Near This Point 18 August 1779 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, November 14, 2015
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Near This Point 18 August 1779 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne, November 14, 2015
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 667 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 8, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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