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Site of the Redoubt

 
 
Site of the Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
1. Site of the Redoubt Marker
Inscription.
Site of the redoubt
thrown up here in October, 1776
by American troops
under General Heath to protect
the retreat of
Washington’s Army from New York
to White Plains.

Erected under the auspices of Woodlawn Cemetery and the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society.

 
Erected by Woodlawn Cemetery & the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society.
 
Location. 40° 52.848′ N, 73° 52.347′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on Heliotrope Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, NY, near the Perry Avenue entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Glasgow Farragut (approx. one mile away); Algernon Sydney Sullivan (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Independence Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Prison Window (approx. 1.4 miles away); Adoption of the Constitution (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cortlandt House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Van Cortlandt Mansion (approx. 1.4 miles away); Van Cortlandt House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
 
Also see . . .
Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
2. Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery
Marker is located in Woodlawn Cemetery, near the Perry Avenue entrance.
 The Battle of White Plains. The American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Gunhill Redoubt image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
3. Gunhill Redoubt
Washington's forces built this redoubt to cover the Old Post Road after the Continental Army's retreat to White Plains in 1776.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,308 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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