• Historical Facts

Revolutionary War Historical Facts

The Mohawk Valley Path Through History begins with the Revolutionary War - the sites and events related to this period in history.

Clinton and Sullivan's combined forces march west to battle Loyalists at Newtown

Combined forces march west, their only resistance in the form of Brant and the Tories under Walter Butler who are vastly out numbered at Newtown. Sullivan’s “scorched earth” policy through the abundantly productive Finger Lakes’ center of the state, effectively destroys their power.