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Highland Falls in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Benny Havens
 
Benny Havens Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
1. Benny Havens Marker
 
Inscription.
Tavern owner of
USMA cadet fame
buried at this site.
Marker inscribed with
song title tribute.

1789-1877   O & R Utilities

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 41° 20.889′ N, 73° 58.286′ W. Marker is in Highland Falls, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Old NY 218 north of Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Highland Union Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Highland Falls NY 10928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Cemetery War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Molly (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Concord Minute Man of 1776 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Garrison Home (approx. 1.2 miles away); Church of the Holy Innocents (approx. 1.2 miles away); The First Chain (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sugar Loaf (approx. 1.3 miles away); Iran Hostages (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Benny Havens, Oh!. Song Benny Havens, Oh! performed by the West Point Cadet Glee Club, with lyrics. (Submitted on April 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. . . . . So we'll sing our reminisceneces of Benny Havens, Oh!. Article by George Hall from The Pointer, West Point Publication. (Submitted on May 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Benny Havens Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
2. Benny Havens Marker
 
 
Benny Havens Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
3. Benny Havens Marker
 
 
Marker in Highland Union Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
4. Marker in Highland Union Cemetery
 
 
Grave of Benny Havens Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
5. Grave of Benny Havens
The marker can be seen in the background by the split rail fence.
 
 
Benny Havens Grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
6. Benny Havens Grave Marker
Benj. Havens
Died May 29, 1877,
Aged 89 years.
 
 
Benny Havens Grave and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
7. Benny Havens Grave and Marker
The Benny Havens Oh! marker is seen here in front of the oblisk that marks the grave of Benny Havens.
 
 
Benny Havens Oh! Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2011
8. Benny Havens Oh! Marker
This marker is a tribute to the song that memorialized Benny Havens.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 328 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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