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

Connecticut Camps

 
 
Connecticut Camps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 16, 2014
1. Connecticut Camps Marker
Inscription.
On the hill west of the
brook are remains of hut
sites, oven, etc., made by
New England troops guarding
West Point, 1778 – 1783.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 23.131′ N, 73° 56.087′ W. Marker is in Philipstown, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy (New York State Route 9D) north of Snake Hill Road, on the right 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garrison Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); South Redoubt (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mandeville’s (approx. 0.8 miles away); Water Battery (approx. one mile away); Kosciuszko’s Garden (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kosciuszko’s Garden Restoration (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Kosciuszko’s Garden (approx. 1.1 miles away); Surrender at Saratoga (approx. 1.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Connecticut Camps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
2. Connecticut Camps Marker
Marker on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
3. Marker on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy
Connecticut Camps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
4. Connecticut Camps Marker
Connecticut Camps Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
5. Connecticut Camps Hill
The remains of the Connecticut Camps were found on this hill, across the street from the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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