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Groveland in Livingston County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Groveland Ambuscade Park

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
 
Groveland Ambuscade Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Groveland Ambuscade Park Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  
Groveland Ambuscade Park
During the Clinton-Sullivan Campaign in September 1779, Lt. Thomas Boyd's scouting party was ambushed by Tories and Indians on this site. Sixteen Revolutionary War soldiers died here.

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites.
The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York's decisive role in America's fight for independence.
 
Erected by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 42° 43.105′ N, 77° 43.587′ W. Marker is in Groveland, New York, in Livingston County. Marker can be reached from David Gray Hill Road mile east of Barber Hill Road. Touch for map. There are NYS directional signs at nearby intersections. The town strongly discourages using the steep unpaved portion of David Gray Hill Road, which was closed when I visited. Marker is in this post office area: Geneseo NY 14454, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Groveland Ambuscade Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Groveland Ambuscade Park Marker
Northward view. Marker at left. This is the parking area at the end of the park road from David Gray Hill Road. The way to walk to the monument begins here.
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Groveland Ambuscade Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Route (approx. 0.7 miles away); Conesus Amusement Hall (approx. 2.6 miles away); Kelleman Log Cabin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gravesite of Captain Daniel Shays (approx. 2.7 miles away); Union Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Military Route (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Revolutionary War Heritage Trail - NYS Parks. (Submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Groveland Ambuscade Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
3. Groveland Ambuscade Park Marker
Walk this way to the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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