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Beekman in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Old Upper Road
 
The Old Upper Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, November 24, 2009
1. The Old Upper Road Marker
 
Inscription.
Along the Old Upper Road
The Old Upper Road
In Washington’s diary it is documented the number of times he traveled this route & his visits to Col. Vanderburgh’s home on the Upper Road , which also served as a munitions depot. After the defeat of Burgoyne’s army, the defeated officers and their families were taken over Bull’s bridge on the Upper Road passing Col. Vanderburgh’s house to Fishkill Landing.
 
Erected 2007 by Town of Beekman.
 
Location. 41° 36.67′ N, 73° 40.84′ W. Marker is in Beekman, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Main Street (County Route 7) 0.1 miles west of Church Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located next to beekman Town Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Poughquag NY 12570, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1754 Homesite (approx. ¼ mile away); Burying Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mill House (approx. one mile away); Pawling Beekman Turnpike (approx. 2.3 miles away); The West Mountain Mission (approx. 2.3 miles away); Potters Corners Burying Ground (approx. 3.8 miles away); Halstead Berry (approx. 4.4 miles away); Murrow Park (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beekman.
 
The Old Upper Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, November 24, 2009
2. The Old Upper Road Marker
 

 
Also see . . .  Town of Beekman, The Old Upper Road. (Submitted on November 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 944 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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