Historic New YorkIndians living in the valleys of the Unadilla and Susquehanna Rivers played an important role in the region's early history. Fur traders from Albany and the Mohawk Valley reached out to Oquaga (now Windsor), and a mission to the Indians was established there. The Treaty of Fort Stanwix in 1768 drew a line along the Unadilla River and southward marking the westward limit of white settlement, but failed to bring peace to the frontier. During the Revolution the Mohawk leader Joseph Brant organized the Indians of the area, and these joined Tories in terrifying raids upon the settlements. In retaliation, the Sullivan-Clinton campaign of 1779 destroyed the villages of the Indians and burned their corn, thus forcing them to leave the region.
|Series||This marker is part of the New York: Historic New York series|
|Placed By||Education Department-State of New York 1965-Department of Public Works|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 459251 N 4676776|
|Decimal Degrees||42.24211667, -75.49390000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 14.527', W 75° 29.634'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 14' 31.62" N, 75° 29' 38.04" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1473 NY-7, Afton NY 13730, US|
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