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Near Oriskany in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Herkimer's Troops

 
 
General Herkimer's Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
1. General Herkimer's Troops Marker
Inscription.
General Herkimer's
Troops
entered the ravine
at this point

 
Location. 43° 10.484′ N, 75° 22.062′ W. Marker is near Oriskany, New York, in Oneida County. Marker is on Rome Oriskany Road (New York State Route 69) 0.4 miles from Monument Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oriskany NY 13424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County (within shouting distance of this marker); Preserving a Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Ambush Started Here (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Military Road (about 400 feet away); The Ambush: August 6, 1777 (about 500 feet away); Aftermath of a Tragedy (about 500 feet away); Near This Spot (about 600 feet away); The Oriskany Battle Monument (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oriskany.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker is part of a walking tour of the Oriskany Battlefield.
 
Categories. Military
 
General Herkimer's Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
2. General Herkimer's Troops Marker
View looking east, through the woods, of the historical marker at its location where the military road enters the woods at the edge of the ravine.
General Herkimer's Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
3. General Herkimer's Troops Marker
View looking west of the historical marker at its location where the where the military road enters the woods at the eastern crest of the ravine.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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