“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chemung County, New York

Clickable Map of Chemung County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Chemung County, NY (107) Schuyler County, NY (30) Steuben County, NY (100) Tioga County, NY (51) Tompkins County, NY (55) Bradford County, PA (128) Tioga County, PA (41)  ChemungCounty(107) Chemung County (107)  SchuylerCounty(30) Schuyler County (30)  SteubenCounty(100) Steuben County (100)  TiogaCounty(51) Tioga County (51)  TompkinsCounty(55) Tompkins County (55)  BradfordCountyPennsylvania(128) Bradford County (128)  TiogaCounty(41) Tioga County (41)
Elmira is the county seat for Chemung County
Adjacent to Chemung County, New York
      Schuyler County (30)  
      Steuben County (100)  
      Tioga County (51)  
      Tompkins County (55)  
      Bradford County, Pennsylvania (128)  
      Tioga County, Pennsylvania (41)  
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1New York (Chemung County), Big Flats — Miller Cemetery
Restored in 1953 by the Big Flats Rotary ClubMap (db m154251) HM
2New York (Chemung County), Big Flats — Runonvea
Indian Village
Destroyed by Gen. Sullivan
August 13, 1779Map (db m43900) HM
3New York (Chemung County), Big Flats — William Mapes
5 years a Drum Major in the Continental Army, was present at the surrender of Cornwallis, and received an Honorable Discharge written by the hand of Washington. Died April 1, 1836 In the . . . Map (db m154253) HM WM
4New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Battle of Chemung
General Sullivan's troops were attacked by Indians posted on this ridge. A valorous charge led by Colonel Hubley drove the Indians to the swamp a quarter mile west. The American dead were conveyed to Tioga and buried at Fort Sullivan. (Reverse . . . Map (db m66976) HM
5New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Junction Canal
1858-1871 (Arnot’s Canal) 18 miles and 11 locks Moved PA coal to Erie Canal by Susquehanna and Chemung RiversMap (db m198205) HM
6New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Military Route
Military Route of the Sullivan-Clinton army on its campaign against the British and Indians of Western New York in 1779Map (db m43904) HM
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7New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Old Chemung
Indian village destroyed by Gen. Sullivan August 13, 1779Map (db m33399) HM
8New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Sullivan Road
Upon this road Sullivan's army advanced on its memorable campaign against the Indians of the Six Nations in 1779Map (db m33396) HM
9New York (Chemung County), Chemung — The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign — 1779 — Historic New York
Generals John Sullivan and James Clinton were appointed by George Washington to lead a punitive expedition against the hostile tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy and to capture the British forts at Oswego and Niagara. The objectives were to . . . Map (db m198208) HM
10New York (Chemung County), Elmira — 107th New York Volunteers — 1861-1865
(Front):107 N.Y. Vols. Antietam Chancellorsville Gettysburg Resaca New Hope Church 1861-1865 (Left Side):Pine Knob Culp's Farm Kenesaw Mountain Peach Tree Creek Siege of Atlanta (Right Side):Sherman's March Siege of . . . Map (db m32322) HM
11New York (Chemung County), Elmira — 1776-1796
In memory of the more than 170 soldiers of the American Revolution known to be buried in Chemung County, and of their pioneer wives and families.Map (db m90174) HM
12New York (Chemung County), Elmira — 378 West Church Street — Circa 1898
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m154295) HM
13New York (Chemung County), Elmira — A Brief History of the Elmira Popcorn Truck
Frank Romero, the man who made "the best popcorn in town," died at the age of 89, at the Veterans Medical Center, Bath, New York. A native of Molochio, Italy, he came to this country in 1912 at the age of 17. He served in the military during . . . Map (db m90227) HM
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14New York (Chemung County), Elmira — A Civil Rights Victory — The CCC At Newtown
Newtown Battlefield Preservation has a special place in the history of African Americans' struggle for equality in the United States. When 180 young African-American men of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 1251 arrived to work on . . . Map (db m90317) HM
15New York (Chemung County), Elmira — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m90119) HM
16New York (Chemung County), Elmira — A.M.E. Zion Church
Founded in 1840 stood 300 feet west of here played a role in the underground railroad & was a center of Elmira's African-American Community Map (db m66950) HM
17New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Address by President Lincoln — At the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.           Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . Map (db m114217) HM
18New York (Chemung County), Elmira — AFL-CIO Veterans Monument
In tribute to the honorable men and women who gallantly serve our country as we strive to preserve freedom throughout the world and establish a just and lasting peace.Map (db m90224) WM
19New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Augustus W. Cowles
. . . Map (db m90185) HM
20New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Chemung Canal
The Chemung Canal 1833-1878 here joined the Chemung River, extending northward linking the river to the Erie Canal via Seneca Lake.Map (db m32306) HM
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21New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Chemung County Korea and Vietnam Monument
Dedicated to those men and women who served their country in Korea and Vietnam to those who gave their lives our everlasting love peace. Korea 1950-1955 Vietnam 1961-1975Map (db m90229) WM
22New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Chemung County World War I Monument
1914-1918 "What Mean These Stones?" In honor of the heroes of Chemung County who served in the World War and in memory of these who gave their lives.Map (db m90246) WM
23New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Chemung County World War II Monument
Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of the men and women who served our country in World War IIMap (db m90217) WM
24New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Citizens Cascade
Created to honor the people of Elmira for their spirit and determination to restore and beautify the Queen City after the devastating flood of July 23, 1972. "This is out home town and nothing under God will take it from us." Dedicated by . . . Map (db m90170) HM
25New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Civil War Monument
Dedicated to the soldiers who trained at Camp Rathbun May 1861 - 1864 and the Confederate prisoners of war incarcerated at Camp Chemung July 1864 - July 1865 Flagstaff located inside main entrance to the camp N.W. corner of property at 722 Winsor . . . Map (db m32244) HM
26New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Col. John Hendy — (1757-1840)
Revolutionary War Veteran Built first house in Elmira 300 ft. south toward river c. 1788Map (db m107566) HM
27New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Colonel John Hendy
Erected by his fellow citizens to the memory of a Revolutionary officer, a brave soldier, a faithful citizen, and an honest man who died Mar. 15, 1840 Ag'd 82 y'rs, 6 mos, 12 dy's He was one of the oldest settlers and the first white man . . . Map (db m154284) HM WM
28New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Confederate Burials — Woodlawn National Cemetery
Between July 1864 and August 1865, 2973 Confederate soldiers were buried here with kindness and respect, by John W. Jones, a runaway slave. They have remained in these hallowed grounds of Woodlawn National Cemetery by family choice because of the . . . Map (db m32239) HM
29New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery
Elmira Prison Camp Overcrowding at the military prison at Point Lookout, Maryland, led the U.S. Army to establish Elmira Military Prison in May 1864. Elmira, New York, initially a rendezvous point for enlisting Union soldiers, had barracks, . . . Map (db m90076) HM
30New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Confederate Soldiers Memorial — Elmira New York
In Memory of The Confederate Soldiers in the War Between the States who died in Elmira Prison and lie buried here erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy November 6, 1937Map (db m32179) HM
31New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Crystal Eastman
1881-1928, fought for safer conditions in American mills, for worker's compensation laws and led women's peace party in N.Y.Map (db m90209) HM WM
32New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Dewittsburgh — Newton Point
Dewittsburgh Newton Point Boundary about 1790 Village named after Moses DeWittMap (db m41573) HM
33New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Divided Peoples
The Revolutionary War divided communities and shattered ancient alliances. Along New York's frontier, simmering rivalries among settlers of European descent boiled over with threats and violent clashes. Many who remained loyal to King George III . . . Map (db m33553) HM
34New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Earliest Methodist Preaching
The first Methodist sermon in this area was given near this site at Lough’s Tavern, Newton Village, by Rev. William Colbert, Dec. 16 1792. Text Mathew 5:6 "Blessed are They That Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness." This Circuit rider dressed in . . . Map (db m41576) HM
35New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Eldridge Park
Dr. Edwin Eldridge opened his park in 1879. Called the beauty spot of the southern tier for its gardens. Elmira bought the park in 1889.Map (db m77928) HM
36New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira
In 1808, "Newtown" was officially renamed "Elmira" after the daughter of Nathan Teall, tavern owner & prominent local citizen.Map (db m32321) HM
37New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira College
Founded 1855 First Woman’s college in United States to grant degrees of full academic standing equal to those given men State Education Department 1954Map (db m123538) HM
38New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira Gateway
The Gateway feature, inspired by local architectural landmarks, history, and the natural environment, employs locally-sourced bluestone boulders to represent the iconic flat-top hills that surround the city of Elmira. The boulders are carefully . . . Map (db m197200) HM
39New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira Prison Camp 1864 - 1865
This was the site of Elmira Prison Camp, established in 1864 to hold Confederate prisoners of the Civil War. When the war started in 1861, it was Barracks No. 3 of the Upstate Draft Rendezvous where Union soldiers were housed and trained. It was . . . Map (db m32303) HM
40New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Elmira Prison Camp 1864-65 — Civil War
12,123 Confederate soldiers were held on 30 acres from here, east Ό mile and south to the Chemung RiverMap (db m31365) HM
41New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Ernie Davis — 1939-1963 — 1961 Heisman Trophy Winner —
1961 Heisman Trophy Winner A football player…a student a friend…a hero He lived with integrity and died with courage. This statue given by his admirer as an inspiration to the youth of tomorrow. In memory of a life full of . . . Map (db m90261) HM
42New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Fire on the Frontier - 1778
In 1778, the British government encouraged loyal colonists and Native American allies to attack frontier settlements. In July, Major John Butler led an attack on the Wyoming Valley, leaving more than 300 patriot soldiers dead, and by Butler's . . . Map (db m33548) HM
43New York (Chemung County), Elmira — First Settler
Christian Myneer built First Log Cabin 1787 and First Frame House and planted first orchard in Town of Big FlatsMap (db m107564) HM
44New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Flagstaffs - Newtown Battlefield
Dedicated to those of the Iroquois Indians, the British Army and the Continental Army who died at the Battle of Newtown August 29, 1779 Dedicated August 28, 1994Map (db m33542) HM
45New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Gillett Memorial Hall
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m143193) HM
46New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Harris Hill — National Landmark of Soaring
The Chemung Valley's pioneering soaring sites (*) of the early 1930's faced most of the area's prevailing winds. Take-off locations were selected daily to face the predicted winds. Gliders were launched by bungee cord into the wind so pilots could . . . Map (db m156409) HM
47New York (Chemung County), Elmira — John W. Jones
c. 1817 - 1900 escaped slave stationmaster Underground Railroad. Guided 860 to freedom. Buried 2973 CSA soldiers at Woodlawn National Cemetery with dignity.Map (db m195322) HM
48New York (Chemung County), Elmira — John W. Jones Museum
John W. Jones (1817-1900) was the courageous stationmaster of the Underground Railroad in Elmira. Escaping from slavery in Virginia, he made the dangerous 300-mile journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad and arrived in Elmira in 1844. Working . . . Map (db m90202) HM
49New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Knoll Cemetery
Revolutionary War veterans & their families, including casualties of the Battle of Newtown, August 29, 1779.Map (db m43926) HM
50New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Kopernik — Wstrzymał Słońce - Wzruszył Ziemię — Stopped the Sun - Moved the Earth —
Mikolaj Kopernik (Nicolaus Copernicus) Born in Torun, Poland February 19, 1473 Died in Frombork May 24, 1543 As founder of modern astronomy, Kopernik transformed Man's concept of the Universe and initiated the Scientific Revolution. . . . Map (db m90206) HM
51New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Major General John Sullivan
1779 - 1929 in memoriam Major General John Sullivan commander-in-chief and the officers and men of the New Hampshire Brigade who participated in the memorable "Sullivan Campaign" against the Six Nations of Indians Erected by The State of New . . . Map (db m33543) HM
52New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Mark Twain
Samuel Clemens Dies in Redding, Connecticut On Thursday, April 21, 1910, Samuel Langhorne Clemens died at his home, Stormfield, in Redding, Connecticut. Beside him on his bed lay a beloved book -- Carlyle's The French Revolution: A . . . Map (db m90181) HM
53New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Mark Twain in Elmira
How did Samuel Clemens arrive in Elmira, NY? Thirty-two-year-old Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) first saw the image of Elmira's Olivia Langdon while traveling on the Quaker City Steamer — a cruise ship charted to visit Europe and the . . . Map (db m118738) HM
54New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Mark Twain Study
Built on East Hill 1874
Given to Elmira College in 1952. He wrote "Tom Sawyer", other novels in the study when summering in ElmiraMap (db m43942) HM
55New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Mark Twain Watering Trough
One of four originally located beside the road to Quarry Farm. Moved to the college campus during the bicentennial year, 1976Map (db m123535) HM
56New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Medal of Honor Monument
[Front]: John Denny Sergeant, United States Army Company B, 9th U.S. Cavalry Awarded the Medal of Honor at Las Animas Canyon, New Mexico 18 September 1879 Born 1846 Big Flats, New York Citation Removed a wounded comrade . . . Map (db m90251) HM
57New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Military Route
Military route of the Sullivan-Clinton Army on its campaign against the British and Indians of Western New York in 1779.Map (db m90376) HM
58New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Newtown
So named by General Sullivan
occupied by British and Indians
Destroyed by General Sullivan, August 30, 1779Map (db m43931) HM
59New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Newtown Battlefield Reservation — A Remarkable History
In 1879, a crowd of thousands celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Newtown and dedicated a monument built by the Newtown Monument Association atop the hill that figured prominently in accounts of the battle. Soon after, the monument . . . Map (db m33484) HM
60New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Newtown Battlefield State Park — Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
The climactic battle of the Sullivan-Clinton campaign occurred here as approximately 5,000 soldiers defeated a British force of Native Americans, Loyalists, and regulars.Map (db m33545) HM
61New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Old Ferry
Operated from about 1800 to 1824 preceded first bridgeMap (db m77931) HM
62New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Old Second Street Cemetery
1838-1919 here are buried pioneers, and soldiers of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and the Union ArmyMap (db m43937) HM
63New York (Chemung County), Elmira — 442 — Pratt House
Abolitionist Jervis Langdon sold house to Daniel R. Pratt in 1862. Once thought destroyed, house was moved here from E. Union St. ca. 1876.Map (db m127996) HM
64New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Pulaski Park — Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski — 1748-1779 —
  • 1748 March 6 Count Pulaski was born in Poland
  • 1768-72 With his father, Count Joseph Pulaski led a Polish rebellion against imperial Russia
  • 1777 Came to America from Paris with Franklin's letter of introduction to General . . . Map (db m90200) HM
  • 65New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Rhodes Farm
    This Landmark stands on land that was part of the Rhodes Farm from which the first Soaring Society of America sponsored National Contest was held in July of 1932 and commemorates the support of soaring by the community over the past 50 years. . . . Map (db m66972) HM
    66New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Ross Gilmore Marvin
    Erected by the citizens of Elmira as a memorial to Ross Gilmore Marvin Student - Teacher - Explorer Born in Elmira, New York January 28, 1880 A member of the Peary Expedition of 1905-06 Scientist to the 1908-09 Peary Polar . . . Map (db m32323) HM
    67New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Shohola Railroad Accident Memorial
    (Federal Side): Erected by the United Statesto the memory of the following soldiers, privates in the Eleventh Veteran Reserve Corps. Comprising the Union guard who were killed with their Confederate prisoners of war in the railroad . . . Map (db m32180) HM
    68New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Spanish War Veterans — 1898-1902
    Philippine Islands Cuba Porto Rico U.S.A.Map (db m90211) WM
    69New York (Chemung County), Elmira — St. Patricks Apartments — 1990 — National Register of Historic Places —
    [Title is text]Map (db m197201) HM
    70New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Sullivan's Army Encampment
    Encampment Sullivan's Army on return from expedition against the Indians Sept. 24-29, 1779Map (db m41577) HM
    71New York (Chemung County), Elmira — The Battle of Newtown — August 29, 1779 — The Major Battle of the Sullivan Campaign —
    To protect the village of Newtown, about 600 Native American warriors, 200 loyalists, and a handful of British soldiers erected and camouflaged a half-mile-long breastwork of logs in the village overlooking a creek, hoping to surprise Sullivan's . . . Map (db m33550) HM
    72New York (Chemung County), Elmira — The Battle of Newtown
    (Front Plaque):Near this site Sunday August 29, 1779 was fought The Battle of Newtown between Continental troops commanded by Major General John Sullivan and combined force of Tories and Indians under Colonel John Butler and Joseph . . . Map (db m33554) HM
    73New York (Chemung County), Elmira — The Plank Road
    Toll Road Commissioned in 1848, ran the entire route of Penn. Ave to State Line. Instrumental in Commercial DevelopmentMap (db m107560) HM
    74New York (Chemung County), Elmira — The Sullivan Campaign — July 31 to October 15, 1779 — One of the Revolutionary War's Largest Campaigns —
    Congress and General George Washington planned a major offensive campaign against the Seneca, Cayuga, and loyalists in 1779. Washington chose Major General John Sullivan to lead the expedition up the Susquehanna River, while Brigadier General . . . Map (db m33547) HM
    75New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Tompkins Hall
    has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior ———————— [Dedication] Sarah·Wey·Tompkins·Hall In memory of . . . Map (db m154372) HM
    76New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Underground Railroad Participants
    [Locator map of Woodlawn Cemetery] 20. Elizabeth Adams, (Leer Green) - Sec. P. (free ground) 4. John Arnot, Sr. - Sec. H (vault) • • • 3. Olivia Lewis Langdon - Sec. G Lot 37 12. Harwood Badger - Sec. D. Lot 73 • • • 21. Anderson Murphy - Sec. . . . Map (db m154366) HM
    77New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Upon This Spot Stood The Original Flagstaff
    Upon this spot stood the original flagstaff at the entrance of Camp Rathbun 1861-Spring 1864 and the Elmira Prison Camp known as Camp Chemung July 1864 - July 1865 May 3, 1992Map (db m195371) HM
    78New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Veterans of All Wars
    Memorial Dedicated to veterans of all wars of the United States.Map (db m90179) WM
    79New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Woodlawn Cemetery History
    THE BEGINNING: The development of Elmira's Woodlawn Cemetery was the result of a need for more burial space and an outgrowth of the "rural cemetery movement" which became increasingly popular after 1830. Elmira's earliest known burial ground . . . Map (db m154291) HM
    80New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Woodlawn National Cemetery
    Elmira Military Depot On April 15, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for volunteers to put down the Confederate rebellion. Three days later, New York Gov. Edwin G. Morgan appealed for 13,280 troops to fill the state's quota of . . . Map (db m90151) HM
    81New York (Chemung County), Elmira — World War II Glider Training at Harris Hill
    On this site in May 1941 the first Air Corps Pilot Officers reported for Glider Training. The six officers were lead by Major Fred R. Dent, Jr. who later was to direct the development and procurement of military gliders. The Elmira Area Soaring . . . Map (db m66973) HM
    82New York (Chemung County), Elmira Heights — World War II Memorial — In Memoriam
    Proudly we pay tribute to the members of our community who gave their lives in the service of their country in World War II Harry L. Bright Jr. • Herman Burns • Joseph L. Carpenter Russell E. Cowan • Gordon L. Dockstader • James E. Dykins . . . Map (db m154316) WM
    83New York (Chemung County), Elmira Heights — World War Memorial — 1917 - 1918 — Elmira Heights Roll of Honor —
    Let Us Hold in Honored Memory Those Who Served Their Country [Honored Dead] Fred Butters • Raymond M. Crandall • William Ellison John M. Fanning • Floyd H. Miller • William McCarrick Elmer E. McKinney • Clarence R. Oliver • Paul J. . . . Map (db m154368) WM
    84New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Chemung Canal Feeder
    Ran from Gibson, N.Y. to here, fed water to the Chemung Canal, and provided a means of transportation. 1833-1878Map (db m43903) HM
    85New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Chemung Railway Depot — Circa 1866
    This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m154255) HM
    86New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Horseheads
    In 1779 near this spot General John Sullivan mercifully disposed of his pack horses worn out by faithful service in the campaign against the Six Nations of the Iroquois. —————— The first white . . . Map (db m90382) HM
    87New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Horseheads — New York —
    On September 24, 1779, General Sullivan's military park horses, returning through the valley from their 450 mile journey, had reached the end of their endurance. The General was compelled to dispose of these partners in the cause of American . . . Map (db m90386) HM
    88New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779
    An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States.Map (db m90383) HM
    89New York (Chemung County), Horseheads — Zim Bandstand
    Designed in 1910 by nationally renowned local cartoonist Eugene Zimmerman. Dedicated on this site in 1914 for “Zim's” band.Map (db m66955) HM
    90New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Chemung — 1775 - 1779 — Iroquois War Town —
    From this Hidden Stronghold British, Indians and Tories Ravaged the Frontier From the West Branch to the Mohawk Destroyed by Sullivan-Clinton Expedition August 13, 1779Map (db m81210) HM
    91New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Line Occupied - Rifle Corps
    Line occupied Rifle Corps under General Hand at opening of battle August 29, 1779Map (db m33326) HM
    92New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Line of Rude Breastworks
    Line of Rude Breastworks where British and Indians disputed advance of Sullivan's Army August 29, 1779Map (db m33274) HM
    93New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Native Voices
    The 1779 campaign drove native peoples from their villages. Seneca and Delaware fought to protect their family, homes and way of life.Map (db m169095) HM
    94New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Newtown Battlefield
    August 29, 1779 Erected by Newtown Battle Chapter Sons of American Revolution 1907Map (db m33323) HM
    95New York (Chemung County), Lowman — 619 — Newtown Defense
    The Seneca and Delaware urged British allies to help block Continental troops advance resulting in Battle of Newtown on August 29, 1779.Map (db m169094) HM
    96New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Riverside Cemetery
    Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m150084) HM
    97New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Soldiers of the American Revolution — Buried in this Cemetery
    Libertas et Patria Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in this Cemetery Lt. Israel Parshall Pa. • Lt. Christopher Denn Pa. Sgt. Daniel McDowell Pa. • Sgt. Alexander Murry N.Y. Pvt. Abraham Brewer N.Y. • Pvt. John Brewer N.Y. Pvt. Thomas . . . Map (db m33359) HM
    98New York (Chemung County), Lowman — Soldiers of the American Revolution — Buried in this Cemetery
    Libertas et Patria Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in this Cemetery Lt. Israel Parshall Pa. • Lt. Christopher Denn Pa. Sgt. Daniel McDowell Pa. • Sgt. Alexander Murry N.Y. Pvt. Abraham Brewer N.Y. • Pvt. John Brewer N.Y. Pvt. Thomas . . . Map (db m90334) HM
    99New York (Chemung County), Millford — In Honor of Major General John Sullivan
    On the pinnacle near this site, the Movable Lodge of Free Masons, connected with the army of Major General John Sullivan of New Hampshire held a command under a large oak tree, while on a military expedition against the Six Nations of . . . Map (db m90390) HM
    100New York (Chemung County), Millford — Military Route
    Military route of the Sullivan-Clinton Army on its campaign against the British and Indians of Western New York in 1779.Map (db m90384) HM

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