The Mohawk Valley Path Through History begins with the Revolutionary War - the sites and events related to this period in history.
General John Burgoyne surrenders to Gen. Gates at Saratoga
Loyalists raid across the Mohawk Frontier throughout the summer ending with the Cherry Valley Massacre on 11/11/1778
Indian council assembles in Johnstown at request of Gen. Schuyler.
Loyalists raid the Mohawk Valley Region
Joseph Brant leads a force of Iroquois and Loyalists to burn German Flats (present day Herkimer, NY)
Continental Army attacks Unadilla in retaliation for Sept. 17 raid on German Flats (Herkimer)
17 Oct 1778: Gov. Clinton message to Gen. Washington regarding trail to Anaquaga
Cherry Valley Massacre
General James Clinton brings his 1800 man army to Canajoharie river flats to begin his march down the Susquehanna to join General Sullivan in Tioga, NY
Washington orders massive expedition against hostile tribes and Loyalists setting off the Clinton-Sullivan Campaign