Cortland in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
24, 1777, American troops
under Lt. Col. Marinus
Willett turned back
200 British invaders.
Erected 2004 by Van Cortlandt Historical Society.
Location. 41° 18.75′ N, 73° 54.216′ W. Marker is in Cortland, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Oregon Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cortlandt Manor NY 10567, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Cortlandtville World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Taylor Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Upper Manor (about 400 feet away); House of Pierre Van Cortlandt (about 400 feet away); Old St. Peters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pomeroy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Red Schoolhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Account of the 1777 skirmish in Cortland. (Submitted on January 24, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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