CUNAHUNTA

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Event
Location
619 NYS Highway #7, Afton, NY
Lat/Long
42.214015, -75.558347
Grant Recipient
Afton Historical Society
Historic Marker

CUNAHUNTA

Inscription

CUNAHUNTA
SITE OF IROQUOIS TOWN
BURNED BY CONTINENTAL ARMY
UNDER THE COMMAND OF
COLONEL WILLIAM BUTLER
OCTOBER 9 & 10, 1778
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2017

Site of an Iroquois, or Haudenosaunee, town burned by Continental Army troops commanded by Col. William Butler. This expedition was a prelude to the better known Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779.