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

Davenport House

 
 
Davenport House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
1. Davenport House Marker
Inscription.
Davenport House
c 1750
Only surviving structure in Westchester County which was held by General Washington's Troops continuously throughout the War for Independence serving as a command post

Westchester County Tricentennial
1683 - 1983
 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 41° 14.81′ N, 73° 47.019′ W. Marker is in Yorktown Heights, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Croton Heights Road and Davenport Lane, on the left when traveling west on Croton Heights Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 648 Croton Heights Road, Yorktown Heights NY 10598, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yorktown World War II Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Yorktown Korean and Vietnam Wars Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Yorktown World War I Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); French Hill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Yorktown Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); Black Soldiers of the 1st Rhode Island Regiment (approx. 3.5 miles away); Burial Place (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yorktown Heights.
 
Regarding Davenport House.
Davenport House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
2. Davenport House and Marker
The relatively small Battle of Pines Bridge, a nearby crossing point of the Croton River, included fighting at the Davenport House, where many of these soldiers died.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the Battle of Pines Bridge
 
Also see . . .  Black Sons of the Revolution Remembered. Facts about the men who fought at the Davenport House on May 14, 1781 (Submitted on October 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Davenport House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
3. Davenport House
Marker set into the Front Lawn image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
4. Marker set into the Front Lawn
Site Of
Davenport House
Skirmish - 1781
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,425 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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