Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Thompson's Riﬂe Battalion:
Capt. John Lowdon's Company
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 40° 52.562′ N, 76° 47.515′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is on North Front Street (State Highway 147), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the Hunter House Museum, the site of Fort Augusta. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1150 North Front Street, Sunbury PA 17801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sullivan Expedition ( here, next to this marker); Fort Augusta ( here, next to this marker); Shikellamy ( within shouting distance of this marker); Shikellamy's Profile ( about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Shikellamy ( about 700 feet away); The Bloody Spring Pennsylvania Canal ( approx. 0.7 miles away); William Maclay ( approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
Also see . . . Timothy Murphy, Frontier Rifleman. Murphy's skill with the rifle became the stuff of legends. (Submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 846 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.