Historic New YorkRivers and streams flowing southward make this area a part of the great Susquehanna River Valley. Early fur traders from the Mohawk Valley dealt with Indians as far away as Oquaga(Now Windsor). Large colonial land grants were obtained by George Croghan around Otsego Lake and by Sir William Johnson along Charlotte Creek, but few settlers came until after the Revolution. Retaliating for Tory and Indian raids on Cherry Valley and Cobleskill, General James Clinton's troops came down the valley in 1779, floating on the dammed-up water from Otsego Lake, and forced the Indians to leave their devastated lands.
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|Series||This marker is part of the New York: Historic New York series, and the The Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians series.|
|Placed By||Education Department State of New York Department of Public Works|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 501413 N 4704956|
|Decimal Degrees||42.49696667, -74.98280000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 29.818', W 74° 58.968'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 29' 49.08" N, 74° 58' 58.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near New York State Reference Rte 992G, Oneonta NY 13820, US|
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