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Tappan in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

DeWint House

 
 
DeWint House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
1. DeWint House Marker
Inscription.
This house served as General Washington’s headquarters during Major John André’s trial and in 1783, when Sir Guy Carleton visited to plan the evacuation of New York City.

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
 
Location. 41° 1.158′ N, 73° 56.782′ W. Marker is in Tappan, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Livingston Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at the George Washington Masonic Historic Site, at the northeast corner of the parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Tappan NY 10983, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salix Babylonica - Weeping Willow (here, next to this marker); De Wint House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington and Carleton Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); This House was Occupied by General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Stone (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The De Wint House (about 300 feet away); Grave Markers from Slave Burial Grounds (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tappan.
 
More about this marker.
DeWint House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
2. DeWint House Marker
The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Also see . . .
1. The DeWint House. (Submitted on July 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Historic Image of the DeWint House. Historic Image of the DeWint House from the Palisades Free Library. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Washington's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
3. Washington's Headquarters
General George Washington made this house his headquarters on four different occasions during the Revolutionary War.
De Wint House North Room image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
4. De Wint House North Room
In this room, Gen. Washington signed the death warrant of Maj. John Andre, after the British officer was convicted conspiring with Benedict Arnold.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 8 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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