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

Minisink Battle Monument

 
 
Minisink Battle Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
1. Minisink Battle Monument Marker


Inscription.
Erected
July 22d, 1879

Dedicated
to the memory of the
Patriots
of the
Minisink Region
who died here
July 22, 1779
in the defence of
American Liberty
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Erected by the Historical Societies
of the Minisink Country
and of the State of New York on
the sesquicentennial of the battle
1929


Minisink Battle
July 22d, 1779

 
Erected 1879 by Historical Societies of the Minisink Country & New York State.
 
Location. 41° 29.315′ N, 74° 58.227′ 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. 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. In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (a few steps from this marker); Hospital Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Stand On The Rocky Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle at Minisink (about 600 feet away, measured in a
Minisink Battle Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Scott J. Payne
2. Minisink Battle Monument Marker
direct line); Indian Rock (about 600 feet away); Minisink Battleground Park (about 600 feet away); Minisink Battle July 22d 1779 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brantís Crossing (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland.
 
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. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Minisink Battle Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
3. Minisink Battle Monument Marker
This monument stands at the site of the "Last Stand" of the N.J. & N.Y. militia. It is made of native bluestone and is topped by a rounded glacial boulder.
Marker in Minisink Battleground Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
4. Marker in Minisink Battleground Park
Minisink Battle Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
5. Minisink Battle Monument 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 946 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on March 21, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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