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Near Irvine in Warren County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thompson's Island

 
 
Thompson's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 29, 2010
1. Thompson's Island Marker
Inscription. An advance party of Brodhead's expedition of 1779 into the Seneca country had a skirmish here with 30 or 40 Indians, the only fighting which took place in that campaign, and the only Revolutionary battle in northwestern Pennsylvania.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 47.044′ N, 79° 16.922′ W. Marker is near Irvine, Pennsylvania, in Warren County. Marker is on U.S. 62, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. About four miles south of Irvine, PA. Marker is in this post office area: Irvine PA 16329, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buckaloons (approx. 3.8 miles away); General William Irvine (approx. 4 miles away); In 1795, Darius and Joseph Mead (approx. 5 miles away); Indian Paint Hill (approx. 6.3 miles away); Celoron's Expedition (approx. 8 miles away); Warren Suspension Bridge (approx. 8 miles away); Struthers Library Building (approx. 8.1 miles away); Struthers-Wetmore-Schimmelfeng House (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irvine.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thompson's Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 10, 2010
2. Thompson's Island Marker
Photo taken looking north on U.S. Route 62.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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