Newburgh in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
State Historic Site
The Hasbrouck house served as General Washington’s headquarters from April 1782 until August 1783. He issued the cease-fire orders here on April 19, 1783.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Erected by State of New York.
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 41° 29.832′ N, 74° 0.552′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lafayette Street and Edward Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site. 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. The Disbandment of the Armies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Uzal Knapp (about 300 feet away); 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 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 July 2, 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 July 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
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