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Commemorating the Defense of Teller's Point

 
 
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November 10, 2018
1. Commemorating the Defense of Teller's Point Marker
Inscription.  Commemorating the defense of Teller's Point by George Sherwood an Jack Peterson who repulsed the landing of British troops from the "Vulture" September 21, 1780, aiding in the capture of Major Andre.
 
Erected 1967 by Mohegan-Pierre Van Cortlandt Tarrytown Chapters.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is September 21, 1780.
 
Location. 41° 11.038′ N, 73° 54.051′ W. Marker is in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Croton Point Park. Adjacent to north end of main parking lot and north of the gazebo. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Croton on Hudson NY 10520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Treaty Oak Site (approx. half a mile away); Andre The Spy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Treason Site (approx. 2.3 miles away); Snedekers Landing (approx. 2.4 miles away); King's Highway and the Long Clove (approx. 2˝ miles away); Doctor Davies Farm
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Union Hotel (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rockland Lake and Hook Mountain (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2018. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 67 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 13, 2018. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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