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West Haverstraw in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. A. H. Hay

 
 
Col. A. H. Hay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
1. Col. A. H. Hay Marker
Colonel Ann Hawkes Hay led a Regiment during the Revolutionary War. His house suffered at the hands of the British. In a letter written from West Point on August 2, 1779, Gen. Washington expressed his distress to Hay about the "repeated depredations of the enemy on your property".
Inscription.  
On this site stood the home of Colonel A. Hawkes Hay – Soldier, Legislator, Confidante of Washington
U.S. Bicentennial

 
Erected 1976 by State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 41° 12.866′ N, 73° 59.147′ W. Marker is in West Haverstraw, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from S Liberty Drive (U.S. 9W), on the right when traveling north. Marker is within a Senior Housing Community on Route 9W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Haverstraw NY 10993, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Treason House (approx. ¼ mile away); Washington Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Calico Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stony Point 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stony Point Cannon Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stony Point Veterans Monument
Col. A. H. Hay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 18, 2010
2. Col. A. H. Hay Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Stony Point Veterans Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); James A. Farley Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
West Haverstraw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
3. West Haverstraw Marker
The line of trees and brush on the left of the photo separates the marker from Route 9W.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,901 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on July 18, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on June 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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