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Hector in Schuyler County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Maxwell's Brigade

Camp Site

 
 
General Maxwell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, July 3, 2014
1. General Maxwell's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
Camp Site
Gen. Maxwell's
Brigade

Camp, Extending North here
Sullivan-Clinton Campaign
September 3, 1779

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 29.717′ N, 76° 52.721′ W. Marker is in Hector, New York, in Schuyler County. Marker is on Peach Orchard Point, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hector NY 14841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Clinton's Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Poor's Brigade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gen. Hand's Light Corps (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Peach Orchard (approx. half a mile away); Early Settler (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Wickham (approx. 1.5 miles away); Ferry (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hector.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  General William Maxwell - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 10, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
General Maxwell's Brigade Marker - Roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, July 3, 2014
2. General Maxwell's Brigade Marker - Roadside
Through the trees just above the road is Seneca Lake one of the deepest fresh water lakes in the United States - This campsite area was clearly chosen for its abundance of wildlife, fruit, and fresh water
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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