Tag Archives: Iroquois Confederation

Philip van Cortlandt’s Roadside Monument

I’m sure the men who’d embarked on the 1779 Sullivan-Clinton Campaign weren’t traveling along New York’s Southern Tier Expressway as they moved through the lands of the Iroquois Confederation. In the “Tory-Indian Town of Painted Post,” I’m sure members of … Continue reading

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Groveland Ambuscade Park marks the scene of a gruesome episode of war

Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome guest historian Derek Maxfield as the author of this post. A biography of Mr. Maxfield is at the end.  A trek to Conesus, NY, to pay my respects to Capt. Daniel Shays – … Continue reading

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A Stop at Newtown

Spring has not get touched the tree-covered hills to the east of Elmira, New York, but the Chemung River sparkles in quiet anticipation as it flows between them. The Newtown Battlefield State Park won’t open for another few days or … Continue reading

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