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General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail

 
 
General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Olson, May 24, 2008
1. General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail Marker
Inscription.
Routes of the armies of
General John Sullivan
and
General James Clinton
1779

An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggression of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States
 
Erected 1929 by State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians marker series.
 
Location. 42° 54.275′ N, 76° 52.013′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 20) 0.1 miles west of Park Place, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is located in Lafayette Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waterloo NY 13165, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Korean Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Sampson Naval Training Station Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lafayette (within shouting
General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Olson, May 24, 2008
2. General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail Marker
distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Celebrating 100 Years of High School Education in Waterloo (within shouting distance of this marker); General Murray Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Skoi-Yase (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
 
More about this marker. At the top of the marker are the likenesses of Generals Clinton and Sullivan. Below these portraits is a map of the routes taken by the armies of Generals John Sullivan and James Clinton in 1779.
 
Regarding General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail. This marker is part of the General John Sullivanís New York Campaign trail. Twenty-nine such highway markers were commissioned by New York State in 1929 (the 150th anniversary) to mark the 1779 invasion route.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign, Then and Now. The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779 was the largest expedition ever before mounted against the Indians of North America. (Submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York.) 

2. Wikipedia entry for the Sullivan Expedition. Wikipedia gives a lot of good detailed information on the Sullivan Expedition (Submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 1,616 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bryan Olson of Syracuse, New York. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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