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Cortlandt Manor in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Cemetery

 
 
Old Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. Old Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
Dates to 1752. Many
Revolutionary War patriots
here include 7 French
soldiers and John Paulding,
a captor of Major Andre.

 
Erected 2004 by Van Cortlandt Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 18.833′ N, 73° 54.051′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Oregon Road and Locust Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Oregon Road. Click for map. Marker is located at 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. Heroes of the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War (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); Site of St. Peterís Church (within shouting distance of this marker); 160th Anniversary of St. Peterís (within shouting distance
Old Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Old Cemetery Marker
of this marker); Old Saint Peterís Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Cortlandt Manor.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Oregon Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. Marker on Oregon Road
Graves in the Old Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
4. Graves in the Old Cemetery
Grave of John Paulding image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
5. Grave of John Paulding
As stated on the marker, John Paulding was one of the three men who captured British spy Major John Andre.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on , by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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