Suffern in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Cannon “Independence”
1776 – 1908
used at the Battle of Long Island,
Aug. 27th, 1776,
was purchased by the Union Hill
Association in 1851 and presented
by the only surviving member,
Chas. E. Suffern, to the Village of
Suffern on April 23rd, 1908.
Location. 41° 6.889′ N, 74° 8.972′ W. Marker is in Suffern, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Washington Avenue, in the median on Lafayette Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in the triangular Soldier’s Monument park at the intersection of Lafayette & Washington Avenues. Marker is in this post office area: Suffern NY 10901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rochambeau’s Encampment (a few steps from this marker); Soldier’s Monument (a few steps from this marker); Horse Watering Trough (within shouting distance of this marker); Suffern’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Suffern Grammar School (approx. ¼ mile away); Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Brake Shoe Foundry (approx. 0.8 miles away in New Jersey); Hopper Gristmill Site (approx. 1.1 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffern.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 843 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.