West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Beverly Robinson House
General Benedict Arnold established his headquarters in the Beverly Robinson House (southeast across the river near water tower) while in command at West Point. Arnold was in the house when he learned that his treason was exposed. Fleeing quickly to the river, Arnold escaped while General Washington was enroute to meet Arnold at the house for breakfast. A plaque on highway 9D marks the original location.
Location. 41° 23.374′ N, 73° 57.819′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Delafield Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located inside Fort Putnam on the grounds of the United States Military Academy. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Artillery Blind (here, next to this marker); Forts Webb, Wyllys and Meigs (here, next to this marker); North and South Redoubts (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Putnam (within shouting distance of this marker); Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Arnold Casemates (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherburne’s Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. See the plaques mentioned on the marker that mark the original location of the Beverly Robinson House.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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