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Capt. Molly Corbin

 
 
Capt. Molly Corbin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2008
1. Capt. Molly Corbin Marker





Inscription.
Revolutionary War heroine, called “Molly Pitcher” who manned the cannon when her husband was killed in battle. Molly was also badly wounded and lived in various homes while recuperating from her own wounds.

Originally buried on the J.P. Morgan Estate at Cragston – Molly was moved to West Point Cemetery in 1926.

A memorial plaque is on display at the cemetery and at the Holy Innocents Church.

Sponsored by
The West Point Women’s Club
and the
Local Development Corporation
2006

 
Erected 2006 by West Point Women’s Club & Local Development Corporation.
 
Location. 41° 22.367′ N, 73° 57.856′ W. Marker is in Highland Falls, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. The Army Mule (within shouting distance of this marker); Warner Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); Iranian Hostage Reunion (within shouting distance of this marker); Abrams Gate (within shouting
Marker in Highland Falls image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2008
2. Marker in Highland Falls
distance of this marker); USMA Iraq and Afghanistan Deaths (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Long Gray Line (about 500 feet away); Andre Cavaro Lucas (about 600 feet away); Buttermilk Falls (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland Falls.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Margaret Corbin. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on June 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Church of the Holy Innocents image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2008
3. Church of the Holy Innocents
The marker is located in front of the Church of the Holy Innocents on Main Street.
Capt. Molly Corbin Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
4. Capt. Molly Corbin Monument
The monument and grave of Molly Corbin is located in the West Point Cemetery, on the grounds of the United States Military Academy.
Detail of the Molly Corbin Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
5. Detail of the Molly Corbin Monument
 
 
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