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Minisink Ford in Sullivan County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brantís Crossing

 
 
Brantís Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Brantís Crossing Marker
Inscription.
After Battle of Minisink,
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); Roeblingís Delaware Aqueduct (approx. half a mile away); 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); Battle of Minisink (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Minisink (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 . . .
Marker in Minisink Ford image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Minisink Ford
 The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on the Delaware River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Marker on the Delaware River
The Delaware River, which Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant crossed with his men after the July 22, 1779 Battle of Minisink, can be seen behind the marker.
 
 
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 894 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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