Suffern in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Cannon “Independence”
1776 – 1908
used at the Battle of Long Island,
Aug. 27th, 1776,
was purchased by the Union Hill
Association in 1851 and presented
by the only surviving member,
Chas. E. Suffern, to the Village of
Suffern on April 23rd, 1908.
Location. 41° 6.889′ N, 74° 8.972′ W. Marker is in Suffern, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Washington Avenue, in the median on Lafayette Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in the triangular Soldier’s Monument park at the intersection of Lafayette & Washington Avenues. Marker is in this post office area: Suffern NY 10901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rochambeau’s Encampment (a few steps from this marker); Soldier’s Monument (a few steps from this marker); Horse Watering Trough (within shouting distance of this marker); Suffern’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Suffern Grammar School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 American Brake Shoe Foundry (approx. 0.8 miles away in New Jersey); Hopper Gristmill Site (approx. 1.1 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Suffern.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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