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Near Big Flats in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Runonvea

 
 
Runonvea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
1. Runonvea Marker
Inscription.
Indian Village
Destroyed by Gen. Sullivan
August 13, 1779

 
Erected 1999 by Big Flats Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 8.087′ N, 76° 55.615′ W. Marker is near Big Flats, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is at the intersection of Big Flats Road (County Route 64) and Goss Road, on the right when traveling east on Big Flats Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Flats NY 14814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rhodes Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War II Glider Training at Harris Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); National Soaring Museum (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Gettysburg Address (approx. 5.3 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Shohola Railroad Accident Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Confederate Burials (approx. 5.4 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 5.4 miles away); Woodlawn National Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Big Flats Historical Society - Origins of Big Flats. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Runonvea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
2. Runonvea Marker

2. The 1779 Sullivan Campaign: A Little-Known Offensive Strategic To The War Breaks The Indian Nations. The 1779 Sullivan Campaign emerged as one of the larger of the Continental Army's offensives during the American Revolution, yet remains relatively unknown.1 It was an act of reprisal to break the Iroquois Confederation, a Native American political and military alliance that included the Seneca, Cayuga, Mohawk, Onondaga, 0neida, and Tuscarora tribes. (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Wide view of the Runonvea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
3. Wide view of the Runonvea Marker
Runonvea Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 21, 2015
4. Runonvea Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 646 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   4. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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