West Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1982 by Historical Society of Rockland County, sponsored by American Legion Post #1519.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 41° 5.641′ N, 73° 58.35′ W. Marker is in West Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Strawtown Road (County Route 23) and West Nyack Road (County Route 59A), on the right when traveling south on Strawtown Road. The marker is near the front of the Clarksville Inn, near the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarksville (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nyack Turnpike (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Nyack's Last Horse Trough (approx. 0.3 miles away); Van Houten Fields (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Parsonage (approx. half a mile away); West Nyack World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Clarkstown Reformed Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington’s Encampment (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Nyack.
Regarding Clarksville Inn. This area of West Nyack was once called Clarksville, which is how the inn got its name.
Also see . . .
1. Regiments and Batteries Raised in Rockland County. Several units were raised in the county. Of the list, the most likely linked to the Clarksville Inn is the 17th New York Infantry. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Historic Photograph of the Clarksville Inn. Historic photograph of the Clarksville Inn from the collection of the Historical Society of Rockland County. (Submitted on August 28, 2009, by Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2009, by Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. This page has been viewed 3,857 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 16, 2009, by Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. 2. submitted on July 5, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3. submitted on January 16, 2009, by Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.