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

Sugar Loaf

 
 
Sugar Loaf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
1. Sugar Loaf Marker
Inscription.
On the north slope of
this hill was one of the
forts built, 1776 – 1777 to
defend the highlands, from
Connecticut to New Jersey.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 21.551′ N, 73° 57.129′ W. Marker is in Philipstown, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy (New York State Route 9D), 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 walking distance of this marker. Beverley Robinsonís House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robinson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arnoldís Flight (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Holy Innocents (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harriman Family (approx. 0.9 miles away); Iran Hostages (approx. 0.9 miles away); Benjamin J. Havens (approx. 0.9 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. one mile away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Sugar Loaf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
2. Sugar Loaf Marker
Marker on Route 9D image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
3. Marker on Route 9D
This photo looks south on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy. The marker can be seen on the left of the road.
Sugar Loaf Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
4. Sugar Loaf Hill
The camp mentioned on the marker was located on the north slope of this hill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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