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

Minisink Battleground Park

 
 
Minisink Battleground Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Minisink Battleground Park Marker
Inscription. In July 1779, after raiding the settlement of Minisink, Loyalists and Native Americans under Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant ambushed and pursued Orange County and New Jersey militia.

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - Revolutionary War marker series.
 
Location. 41° 29.218′ N, 74° 58.213′ W. Marker is in Highland, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker can be reached from Minisink Battle Ground Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Minisink Battleground Park, near the Visitor Interpretive Center. Marker is in this post office area: Barryville NY 12719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle at Minisink (here, next to this marker); Indian Rock (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Minisink Battle Monument (about 600 feet away); In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (about 600 feet away); Last Stand On The Rocky Hill (about 700 feet away); Hospital Rock
Marker in Minisink Battleground Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
2. Marker in Minisink Battleground Park
The Visitor Interpretive Center can be seen in the background behind the marker.
(about 700 feet away); Minisink Battle July 22d 1779 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Minisink (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland.
 
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Follow the markers along the Battleground Trail in Minisink Battleground Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle at Minisink Ford. Minisink Valley Historical Society website. (Submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. 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
 
Markers on the Minisink Battleground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Markers on the Minisink Battleground
There are several markers found at this location.
Visitor Interpretive Center image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. Visitor Interpretive Center
Minisink Battleground Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
5. Minisink Battleground Park
Marker is located in the Minisink Battleground Park.
 
 
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 1,303 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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