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Suffern in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Suffern’s Tavern

 
 
Suffern’s Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
1. Suffern’s Tavern Marker
Inscription.
Erected     Oct. 4, 1924

Site of
Suffern’s
Tavern

a noted hostelry of
the Revolution

Headquarters of
• General •
George Washington
• July 15th to 20th, 1777 •

Headquarters of
Colonel Aaron Burr
commanding the troops
guarding the Ramapo Pass

 
Erected 1924 by Rockland County Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
 
Location. 41° 6.912′ N, 74° 8.96′ W. Marker is in Suffern, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Lafayette Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Washington Avenue. Click for map. 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. Horse Watering Trough (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier’s Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); This Cannon “Independence” (within shouting distance of this marker); Rochambeau’s Encampment (within shouting
Marker on Washington Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
2. Marker on Washington Avenue
distance of this marker); Suffern Grammar School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Brake Shoe Foundry (approx. 0.8 miles away in New Jersey); Hopper Gristmill Site (approx. 1.2 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Suffern.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at Suffern Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 29, 2009
3. Marker at Suffern Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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