Newtown Battlefield

Newtown Battlefield State Park

Taking place after the Continental Army destroyed a string of Native American villages, the Battle of Newport signaled the end of the Sullivan Campaign, the drive ordered by George Washington to remove the mostly pro-British Iroquois nations from the New York frontier and end the threat they posed. Actual battlefield casualties were light on either side, but the American victory hear allowed the Continentals to destroy three more villages before returning home, their mission completed.

Newtown Battlefield: What's Nearby

Elmira, NY
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira, NY
Civil War  |  Museum
The National Civil War Museum
Harrisburg, PA
Civil War  |  Museum
The State Museum of Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA
Civil War  |  Museum
Pennsylvania Civil War Battle Flags Collection
Harrisburg, PA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
The John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion
Harrisburg, PA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
The American House of Fritztown & Pappy G's Tavern
Sinking Spring, PA
Civil War  |  Museum
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center
Carlisle, PA
War of 1812  |  Battlefield
Sackets Harbor Battlefield
Sackets Harbor, NY
Civil War  |  Historic Site
President James Buchanan's Wheatland
Lancaster, PA
Rev War  |  Battlefield
Paoli Battlefield
Malvern, PA


The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 68 acres at Newtown Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Elmira, NY | August 29, 1779
Result: American Victory
Estimated Casualties