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Washington’s Headquarters

 
 
Washington’s Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
1. Washington’s Headquarters Marker
Inscription.
Washington’s Headquarters
has been designated a
Registered National Historic Landmark.

Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1961

 
Erected 1961 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 29.867′ N, 74° 0.604′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Liberty Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling south on Liberty Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newburgh NY 12551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Uzal Knapp (within shouting distance of this marker); The Minuteman (within shouting distance of this marker); The Disbandment of the Armies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Washington’s Headquarters
Marker on Liberty Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
2. Marker on Liberty Street
Marker is to the left of the front door of the Hasbrouck House in Newburgh, NY.
(about 300 feet away); Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montgomery Street Station (approx. half a mile away); Dedication of Newburgh Landing (approx. half a mile away); Christopher Columbus (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Newburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site. New York State. (Submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Washington's Headquarters (Hasbrouck House). Survey of Historic Sites and buildings, National Park Service. (Submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Newburgh Conspiracy, March 15, 1782. (Submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Hasbrouck House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
3. Hasbrouck House
Gen. George Washington made his headquarters in this house for 16 months, from April 1782 through August 1783, at the end of the Revolutionary War. It was his longest stay at any of his headquarters.
Washington’s Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
4. Washington’s Headquarters
Washington and a portion of his army spent the last months of the war here, on the banks of the Hudson River north of West Point. He was at this site when he learned of the Peace Treaty with the British, ending all hostilities.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,079 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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