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The Disbandment of the Armies

 
 
The Disbandment of the Armies Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
1. The Disbandment of the Armies Marker
Inscription. This monument was erected under the authority of the Congress of the United States and of the State of New York in commemoration of The Disbandment under proclamation of the Continental Congress of Oct 18, 1783 of the Armies by whose patriotic & military virtue our National Independence & Sovereignty were established.
 
Location. 41° 29.878′ N, 74° 0.536′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located at Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh, NY. 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); Washington’s Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Washington’s Headquarters (about 300 feet away); The Minuteman (about 400 feet away); Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montgomery Street Station (approx. 0.4 miles 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 . . .  Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site
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By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
2. Marker in Newburgh, NY
Marker is on a monument located at Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site in Newburgh, NY.
. The "Tower of Victory" monument, Washington's Newburgh Headquarters. (Submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsPeaceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Tower of Victory image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
3. Tower of Victory
The "Tower of Victory" commemorates the cessation of hostilities between the United States and Great Britain and the peace that resulted. Bronze statues of Continental soldiers appear on the front and back of the monument, while a statue of George Washington stands in the center.
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By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
4. Washington Statue
This statue of Gen. George Washington looks out from the base of the "Tower of Victory" monument.
Closeup of Washington Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
5. Closeup of Washington Statue
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By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
6. Washington in the Monument
The statue of Washington can be seen here keeping watch over the Hudson River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,151 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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