Sloatsburg in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Marker donated by Rockland County Legislature
Erected by Sloatsburg Historical Society and Rockland County Legislature.
Location. 41° 9.276′ N, 74° 11.698′ W. Marker is in Sloatsburg, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Eagle Valley Road 0.1 miles west of Orange Turnpike (New York State Route 17), on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in the grassy area near Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 Eagle Valley Road, Sloatsburg NY 10974, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sloat House & Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Glenwood Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Ramapo Valley (approx. 0.4 miles away); Torne Brook Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thurgood Marshall and the Hillburn Schools (approx. 2.4 miles away); Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ringwood Manor Iron Complex (approx. 3.3 miles away in New Jersey); Ringwood Manor (approx. 3.3 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sloatsburg.
Regarding Sloatsburg Cemetery. National Register of Historic Places #99000807
Also see . . . Old Sloatsburg Cemetery (Wikipedia). It began as the Sloat family cemetery with the burial of Revolutionary War casualty John Sloat in 1781. As the Revolutionary War wound down, John Sloat was accidentally shot and killed near the family home by one of the sentries his father had hired. He was buried on the knoll that is now the family's section of the cemetery. His infant son John D. Sloat would eventually become the first Governor of California. Residents of Sloatsburg organized a cleanup effort in the mid-1990s, (Submitted on August 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 118 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.