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Athens in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Sullivan

 
 
Fort Sullivan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Fort Sullivan Marker
Inscription. Here, between the Chemung and Susquehanna commanding both rivers, Gen. John Sullivan built a fort Aug. 18, 1779. With a camp on the flats, it was base for the central N.Y. campaign and defeat of the Tory-Indian alliance.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 56.934′ N, 76° 30.958′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of Tioga Street (State Highway 199) and South Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Tioga Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens PA 18810, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carrying Path (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roll of Honor (about 800 feet away); Vietnam Veterans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Athens Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephen Foster (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Markers Near Chemung River Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
2. Markers Near Chemung River Bridge
The Fort Sullivan marker is nearest the camera. The Carying Path marker stands next to the highway sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 655 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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