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

Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette

 
 
Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette Marker
Inscription.
In honor of
Maj. Geníl. the Marquis
de Lafayette
who was ill many weeks in the
Brinckerhoff House adjoining
during the
American Revolution
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This stone given by
Lafayette Post
No 140 Dept of N.Y. G.A.R.
to Melzingah Chapter D.A.R.
May 30, 1896.
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On this knoll stood
the Middle Church (Presbyterian)
built 1747, rebuilt 1830, burned 1866.
Used as a military hospital during
the American Revolution.
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Melzingah Chapter D.A.R. 1902

 
Erected 1902 by DAR - Melzingah Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 32.675′ N, 73° 52.298′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on New York State Route 52 west of New York State Route 82, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in the Rombout Rural Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fishkill Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); Star Mills (within shouting
Marker in in the Rombout Rural Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Marker in in the Rombout Rural Cemetery
distance of this marker); Daniel Nimham (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brinckerhoff – Van Voorhees House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Dutch Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Enoch Crosby (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Route 52 in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker on Route 52 in Fishkill
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
4. General the Marquis de Lafayette
This portrait of Lafayette by an unknown American Artist hangs in the Museum of the Historical Society of Maryland in Baltimore.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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