Thompson's Island

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Thompson's Island is a 60-acre (240,000 m2) alluvial island in the upper Allegheny River. It is located in Pleasant Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania, and is part of the Allegheny Islands Wilderness in Allegheny National Forest.

Allegheny River river in western Pennsylvania and New York, United States

The Allegheny River is a 325-mile (523 km) long headwater stream of the Ohio River in western Pennsylvania and New York, United States. The Allegheny River runs from its headwaters just below the middle of Pennsylvania's northern border northwesterly into New York then in a zigzag southwesterly across the border and through Western Pennsylvania to join the Monongahela River at the Forks of the Ohio on the "Point" of Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Allegheny River is, by volume, the main headstream of both the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Historically, the Allegheny was considered to be the upper Ohio River by both Native Americans and European settlers.

Pleasant Township, Warren County, Pennsylvania Township in Pennsylvania, United States

Pleasant Township is a township in Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,528 at the 2000 census.

Allegheny Islands Wilderness

The Allegheny River Islands Wilderness is located in the Allegheny National Forest. It comprises seven islands in the Allegheny River, totaling 368 acres (1.49 km2). All are alluvial origin. The islands are located between Buckaloons Recreation Area and Tionesta, Pennsylvania.

The island's forests contain old growth Silver Maple, Sugar Maple, American Sycamore, and Slippery Elm.

Thompson's Island is the site of the only American Revolutionary War battle in Northwest Pennsylvania. Colonel Daniel Brodhead defeated the Senecas in 1779.

American Revolutionary War War between Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies, which won independence as the United States of America

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was an 18th-century war between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence in 1776 as the United States of America, and then formed a military alliance with France in 1778.

Pennsylvania U.S. state in the United States

Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the Northeastern, Great Lakes and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware to the southeast, Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, Lake Erie and the Canadian province of Ontario to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey to the east.

Daniel Brodhead IV American general

Daniel Brodhead IV was an American military and political leader during the American Revolutionary War and early days of the United States.

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Coordinates: 41°47′35″N79°17′04″W / 41.79306°N 79.28444°W / 41.79306; -79.28444

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