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Scarsdale in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Howe’s Headquarters

 
 
Gen. Howe’s Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
1. Gen. Howe’s Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
This house
was headquarters of
Major General
Sir William Howe,
Commander in Chief
of British forces in America,
after the Battle of White Plains,
October 28, 1776.

 
Erected 1929 by The Westchester County Historical Society, Scarsdale Chapter.
 
Location. 41° 0.244′ N, 73° 46.824′ W. Marker is in Scarsdale, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Mamaroneck Road and Garden Road, on the left when traveling south on Mamaroneck Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scarsdale NY 10583, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Daniel D. Tompkins Birthplace (approx. half a mile away); Wayside Inn (approx. 1.1 miles away); White Plains Roll of Honor (approx. 1.3 miles away); Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle of White Plains (approx. 1.8 miles away); Battle Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scarsdale.
 
Also see . . .
Scarsdale Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
2. Scarsdale Marker
 The Battle of White Plains. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Mamaroneck Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
3. Marker on Mamaroneck Road
The house can be seen in this photo behind the marker.
Gen. Howe’s Headquarters House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
4. Gen. Howe’s Headquarters House
Major General William Howe made his headquarters in this house in October of 1776
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 629 times since then. 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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