You ought to hear and listen to what we women shall speak; for we are the owners of this land, AND IT IS OURS! - Seneca Women

SULLIVAN-CLINTON is an essential journey. It's not for the faint of heart, nor the stubborn of mind. It's a major event in U.S. history that's been way off the radar screen for far too long. More road signs than any NY event, yet not in our school books. But just as America undergoes historic changes, the lessons of Sullivan/ Clinton are more relevant than ever. Come learn - at your own pace. Do your research here. Then come back again for more, as we continually update this living website...
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Across the Threshold

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In the exhibit space, visitors will encounter an interactive map, where children and parents can sit & learn about Sullivan/Clinton, and/or go straight o...

Back to the Present

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The Fenimore Museum, with courage, is the responsible host of present-day Haudeno- saunee renderings and responses - in painting, sculpture, ceramics and vid...

The Setting

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The Fenimore Museum sits on Lake Otsego as it flows (at you) into the Susquehanna River. In 1779, these waters bore Clinton’s flotilla to join Sullivan at Ir...

Once A Crossroads

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Markers on Rt, 220 note where Indian villages of Teoga & Queen Esther’s Town stood before September 1791 and Hartley’s Expedition burned them out.

Hartley’s Revenge

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American Col. Hartley’s Expedition is remember -ed by this 1929 plaque for having burned Teoga and Queen Esther’s Town. It was another turn in a brutal cycle...