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160th Anniversary of St. Peterís

 
 
160th Anniversary of St. Peterís Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. 160th Anniversary of St. Peterís Marker

Inscription.
This tablet is placed
by
Pierre VanCortlandt Chapter,
Daughters of
the American Revolution,
on the 160th Anniversary of
the erection of this church
to commemorate the fact that
George Washington
worshipped in this building
and as a tribute to
the memory of
Lt. Gov. Pierre VanCortlandt
a pioneer member of
this parish
who became a
church warden in 1793.
A.D. 1927.

 
Erected 1927 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Pierre VanCortlandt Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 18.827′ N, 73° 54.013′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Oregon Road and Locust Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in front of Old St. Peterís Church in Hillside Cemetery. 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. Old Saint Peterís Episcopal Church (here, next to this marker); Site of St. Peterís Church (here, next to this marker); French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War
Marker in Hillside Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Marker in Hillside Cemetery
(a few steps from this marker); Heroes of the American Revolution (a few steps from this marker); Old Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Seth Pomeroy & Jeremiah Drake (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Peterís Churchyard & Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Cortlandt Manor.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Revolutionary
 
Old St. Peterís Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. Old St. Peterís Church
In addition to Gen. George Washington attending services here, this church was also used as an Army hospital by French General Rochambeau in 1781-82, before and after the Battle of Yorktown in Virginia.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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