West Haverstraw in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
At Joshua Hett Smith’s home here, Sept. 22, 1780 Benedict Arnold betrayed the plans of West Point to British spy Maj. Andre.
Erected 1966 by Historical Society of Rockland County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
Location. 41° 13.072′ N, 73° 59.188′ W. Marker is in West Haverstraw, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on S Liberty Drive (U.S. 9W), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the service department of the Ford dealership, south of the Helen Hayes Hospital. Marker is in this post office area: West Haverstraw NY 10993, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crossroads (here, next to this marker); Washington Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. A. H. Hay (approx. ¼ mile away); Stony Point 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stony Point Cannon Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stony Point Veterans Monument Stony Point Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Calico Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Haverstraw.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A Marker at the Treason Site.
Also see . . .
1. The Treason of General Benedict Arnold. The American Revolution. (Submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Historic postcard of the "Treason House". Historic postcard showing the "Treason House" from the collection of the Historical Society of Rockland County. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,514 times since then and 141 times this year. Last updated on August 20, 2018, by Thomas Farina of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on March 2, 2011, by John Intile of Toms River, New Jersey. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.