Pawling in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Great Barbecue
A section of the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War was stationed on the western slopes of Quaker Hill from September 16, to November 28, 1778.
Contributed by the West Mountain Mission
Erected by Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling.
Location. 41° 33.361′ N, 73° 35.648′ W. Marker is in Pawling, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on East Main Street 0.1 miles north of South Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located behind the John
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In memory of General George Washington (here, next to this marker); Fredericksburg 1778 (here, next to this marker); John Kane House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Great Barbecue (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pawling World War I and Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pawling Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Trees (approx. 0.6 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pawling.
Categories. • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary •
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