Historic Monuments and Markers - Indian Hill

Boulder and Tablet (Off US 6, Cornell Road, ~5 miles east of Wyalusing, 1st right past Indian Hill marker traveling east)

"Indian Hill Battlefield. On September 29, 1778, on the hill one mile southeast of this marker, in the most desperate engagement between the Indians and the White Man in Bradford County, Col. Thomas Hartley defeated the Indians. He left Fort Muncy September 21st. On the 27th burned, Tioga, and Queen Esthers Town, reached Wyalusing at eleven o'clock on the night of September 28th. This campaign ended incursions in Bradford County and prepared the way for the Sullivan Expedition. Hardby on the East of this marker led the old Warrior Path and the Sullivan Trail. Marked by the Penna. Historical Commission and the Bradford County Historical Society, 1929."


Roadside (US 6, 4.6 miles east of Wyalusing)

"INDIAN HILL. The hill just southeast was the scene, September 29, 1778, of a battle between Col. Thomas Hartley's men from Fort Muncy, and the Indians. Two days before, Hartley had burned Queen Esther's town near present Athens." Erected May 12, 1947.

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