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Highland Falls in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buttermilk Falls

 
 
Buttermilk Falls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2009
1. Buttermilk Falls Marker
Inscription.
At the foot of this lane
at Buttermilk Falls, was
the Headquarters of General
Israel Putnam, Commander
in the Highlands 1779

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 41° 22.242′ N, 73° 57.844′ W. Marker is in Highland Falls, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of West Point Hwy and Webb Lane, on the right when traveling north on West Point Hwy. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highland Falls NY 10928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Citizenís National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 100th Anniversary of Highland Falls (about 300 feet away); The Long Gray Line (about 300 feet away); USMA Iraq and Afghanistan Deaths (about 400 feet away); Warner Sisters (about 600 feet away); Freedom Road (about 700 feet away); Capt. Molly Corbin (about 800 feet away); Abrams Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Brief biography of Israel Putnam. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Highland Falls	 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2009
2. Marker in Highland Falls
Marker is located a block south of the West Point Visitor Center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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