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Philipstown in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Arnold’s Flight

 
 
Arnold’s Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 24, 2011
1. Arnold’s Flight Marker
Inscription.
At Beverley Dock, at the foot of
this lane, Arnold, exposed as a
traitor, fled by boat to the British
ship Vulture, off Croton Point.

 
Erected by Putnam County Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 22.017′ N, 73° 56.936′ W. Marker is in Philipstown, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy (New York State Route 9D) ¾ mile south of County Route 403, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cold Spring NY 10516, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robinson House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beverley Robinson’s House (about 800 feet away); Sugar Loaf (approx. 0.6 miles away); South Redoubt (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mandeville’s (approx. 0.7 miles away); Andre Cavaro Lucas (approx. 0.8 miles away); Buttermilk Falls (approx. 0.8 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Benedict Arnold. A biography of Benedict Arnold from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on July 10, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Arnold’s Flight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
2. Arnold’s Flight Marker
Marker on Route 9D image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
3. Marker on Route 9D
This photo looks north on Route 9D.
Philipstown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
4. Philipstown Marker
Arnold’s Escape Route image. Click for full size.
By Steven Paul Mark, August 10, 2014
5. Arnold’s Escape Route
This is the actual path down which Arnold fled to reach the dock where his barge awaited to take him to the Vulture.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,341 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Steven Paul Mark of New York, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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