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

Checkered House

 
 
Checkered House Baums headquarters August 13,1777 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
1. Checkered House Baums headquarters August 13,1777 Marker
Inscription. Site of the Checkered House built by James Cowden 1765. Baum's headquarters Aug. 13,1777 Continental hospital Aug.18,1777
 
Erected 1921 by OnDawa- Cambridge Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 59.536′ N, 73° 23.2′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Turnpike Road and Owl Kill Rd, on the left when traveling south on Turnpike Road. Click for map. Brass plate on a stone marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 627 Turnpike Road, Cambridge NY 12816, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Skirmish (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Turnpike (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Church in Cambridge Patent (approx. 1.8 miles away); Continental Road (approx. 2 miles away); Great Northern War Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of British Encampment (approx. 2.3 miles away); Homestead of Grandma Moses (approx. 3.1 miles away); Buskirk's Red Covered Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Additional keywords.
Checkered House Baums headquarters August 13,1777 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Virginia McGreevy, August 16, 2012
2. Checkered House Baums headquarters August 13,1777 Marker
Burgoyne Campaign, Bennington Battle, 1777
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom McGreevy of Averill Park, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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