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

Van Cortlandt House Museum

 
 
Van Cortlandt House Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
1. Van Cortlandt House Museum Marker
Inscription.
This Revolutionary War landmark is the oldest house in the Bronx and became the first historic house museum in New York City.

It is a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a proud New York City Landmark.

Tuesday – Friday
10 am – 3 pm
Saturday – Sunday
11 am to 4 pm

Groups may visit by appointment.

For more information
call 718 543-3344 or visit
www.vancortlandthouse.org

 
Erected by City of New York Parks & Recreation.
 
Location. 40° 53.482′ N, 73° 53.7′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker can be reached from Broadway (U.S. 9), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Van Cortlandt Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10471, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General Porter (a few steps from this marker); Adoption of the Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); Prison Window (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cortlandt House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Van Cortlandt House Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
2. Van Cortlandt House Museum Marker
Cortlandt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cortlandt Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Grove (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. John Basilone (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
 
Also see . . .  The Van Cortlandt House Museum. An Overview of the History of the House & Estate. (Submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Van Cortlandt Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
3. Marker in Van Cortlandt Park
Van Cortlandt House (South View) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
4. Van Cortlandt House (South View)
Van Cortlandt House (East View) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
5. Van Cortlandt House (East View)
Van Cortlandt House (West View) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
6. Van Cortlandt House (West View)
Van Cortlandt House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
7. Van Cortlandt House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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