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

Battle of Minisink

 
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Battle of Minisink Marker
Inscription.
Entrance to Battlefield
where July 22, 1779, N. Y.
and N. J. Militia attacked
Mohawk and Tory raiders of
Minisink (Port Jervis).

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 28.966′ N, 74° 58.965′ W. Marker is in Minisink, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 97 and Minisink Battle Ground Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 97. 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. A different marker also named Battle of Minisink (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Life Along the Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Roebling’s Cable (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware & Hudson Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Minisink (approx. 0.2 miles away in Pennsylvania); Zane Grey (approx. 0.3 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minisink.
 
Related markers.
Marker on Minisink Battle Ground Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker on Minisink Battle Ground Road
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brant’s Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle of Minisink.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Minisink. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle at Minisink Ford. Minisink Valley Historical Society website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Minisink Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Battle of Minisink Marker
Minisink Battleground Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. Minisink Battleground Park
The site where Col. Brant's Mohawk and Tory forces clashed with the N.Y and N.J. Militia is located about a mile northeast of 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 718 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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