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

Enoch Crosby

 
 
Enoch Crosby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Enoch Crosby Marker
Inscription.
American spy, taken with
recruits for British Army,
confined here after mock
trial by Committee of Safety
was allowed to escape.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 32.148′ N, 73° 54.023′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 52), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on Main Street, between Route 9 and Church Street. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dutch Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Academy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington’s Sword (approx. one mile away); American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial (approx. one mile away); The Path to Victory (approx. 1.1 miles away); Continental Army Crossroads (approx. 1.1 miles away); Revolutionary War Dead (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Enoch Crosby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Enoch Crosby Marker
Marker in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker in Fishkill
Two markers are found here. The Enoch Crosby marker can be seen in the background.
The Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
4. The Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill
This church was used as a prison during Revolutionary War. Enoch Crosby was held here until his "escape."
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 2 times this year. 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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