Minisink Ford in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Brantís raiders with their
plunder forded river here
to camp at the mouth of the
Lackawaxen Creek opposite.
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 41° 29.401′ N, 74° 59.042′ W. Marker is in Minisink Ford, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is on New York State Route 97, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eldred NY 12732, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zane Grey (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Unknown Soldier (approx. 0.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Roeblingís Delaware Aqueduct (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania); Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Delaware & Hudson Canal (approx. half a mile away); Life Along the Canal (approx. half a mile away); Roeblingís Cable (approx. half a mile away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brantís Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle of Minisink.
Also see . . . The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 908 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.