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Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Van Wyck Homestead Museum

 
 
Van Wyck Homestead Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Van Wyck Homestead Museum Marker
Inscription.
From 1776-1783, this house was the center of the Fishkill Supply Depot, which also included barracks for 2,000 men. General Israel Putnam occasionally headquartered here.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 41° 31.38′ N, 73° 53.322′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 9 near Interstate 84, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Continental Army Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); The Path to Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Wyck Homestead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinity Church (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Fishkill.
 
More about this marker. The
Van Wyck Homestead Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Van Wyck Homestead Museum Marker
marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Also see . . .  Van Wyck Homestead Museum. (Submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker in Fishkill
The Van Wyck Home can be seen behind the marker.
Marker at the Fishkill Supply Depot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
4. Marker at the Fishkill Supply Depot
Van Wyck House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
5. Van Wyck House
This house, built in the early 1730s by Cornelius Van Wyck, was the site of the Fishkill Depot during the Revolutionary War. In addition to Israel Putnam, it was visited by George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, the Marquis de Lafayette, Baron Von Steuben, Horatio Gates, John Adams, Samuel Adams and John Jay.
Van Wyck Homestead with Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
6. Van Wyck Homestead with Second Marker
The Van Wyck House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The plaque is seen here to the left of the front door.
National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
7. National Register of Historic Places Marker
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Another Van Wyck Homestead Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
8. Another Van Wyck Homestead Museum Marker
Inside the Van Wyck Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
9. Inside the Van Wyck Homestead
The Brinckerhoff Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
10. The Brinckerhoff Room
Van Wyck Homestead Kitchen image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
11. Van Wyck Homestead Kitchen
 
 
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