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

Action in Tarrytown

 
 
Action in Tarrytown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Action in Tarrytown Marker
Inscription.

This tablet
erected by the Sons of the Revolution
and citizens of this vicinity on
July 15, 1899
Commemorates the Action at Tarrytown
which occurred near this spot
on July 15, 1781
and also the heroism of
Colonel Sheldon and Captain Hurlbut
of the Second Regiment of Dragoons,
Captain – Lieutenant Miles
of the artillery,
and Lieutenant Shaylor
of the Fourth Connecticut Regiment,
who received the particular thanks of General Washington
in the Public Orders of the Army, for their
“Gallant behavior and splendid exertions” on that occasion.

 
Erected 1899 by Sons of the Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 4.554′ N, 73° 51.878′ W. Marker is in Tarrytown, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Depot Plaza and S Depot Plaza, on the right when traveling south on Depot Plaza. Click for map. Marker is located at the Tarrytown train station. Marker is in this post office area: Tarrytown NY 10591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Asbury M. E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Marker at Tarrytown Depot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Marker at Tarrytown Depot
Christ Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Second Reformed Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); André Captors Monument (approx. half a mile away); Andre Captured (approx. half a mile away); Korean & Viet Nam Memorial Monuments (approx. half a mile away); “The Memorial Church of Washington Irving” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Philipsburg Manor (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tarrytown.
 
More about this marker. The marker features American soldiers and Dragoons advancing on the waterfront, where several British ships are present.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Action in Tarrytown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. Action in Tarrytown Marker
Marker on Depot Plaza in Tarrytown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
4. Marker on Depot Plaza in Tarrytown
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,009 times since then and 15 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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