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

Teaoga

A Watch Town

 
 
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By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
1. Teaoga Marker
Inscription.
The south door
of Iroquois Long House
was situated on the point
at the meeting of the rivers
200 rods to the northeast

Queen Esther's Town
of the Delaware Indians
was 100 rods to the east
along the Chemung River Bank

Both towns were destroyed by
Colonel Thomas Hartley
and his troops
September 27, 1778

These flats for five miles
known as Queen Esther's flats
were grazing ground
for their herds

 
Erected 1928 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and the Tioga Point Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 55.143′ N, 76° 31.49′ W. Marker is near Milan, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 220), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milan PA 18831, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stone Wall Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Teaoga (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Sullivan (approx. 2.1 miles
Teaoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
2. Teaoga Marker
away); Carrying Path (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sullivan (approx. 2.2 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 2.3 miles away); Vietnam Veterans (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Queen Esther - Indian Friend of Fiend?. Discussion of Queen Esther's role with the American frontier in the American Revolution. (Submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Teaoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 30, 2010
3. Teaoga Marker
 
 
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 598 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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