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8/9/1779 Col. Proctor burned; 28 houses finished; 6 not finished.
Where: 41.79563,-76.46450 Newtychaning
Maps: [map notes]
- Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Journals.pdf", p.83. 41.801061 -76.457065 .
Newtychaning is in Indian country, being North of Tawande Creek and
West of the Susquehanna River.
- Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Markers.pdf", p.39. 41.801061 -76.457065 .
The site of Newtychaning is on the
North (left) shore [of Sugar Creek]. The mouth of Sugar
Creek is opposite the North end of
Break Neck Hill.
- Conover, George S., compiler Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations Indians in 1779.., Auburn NY: Knapp, Peck & Thomason, 1887, p.54, suggested by Elvin Birth.
[August 8 1779?]
In this days march Col. Procktor landed on the other side of the river and burned an
Indian town which was built last spring, but now abandoned, consisting of 28 logg houses
covered and 6 not finished, called Newtychaning...
8/11 - 9/14/1779 Brodhead's Expedition against the Indians. American victory.
- Aug 1779 listing. 8/17/1779 Tioga (Athens)