Verplanck in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
In Grateful Remembrance
Dedicated to the soldiers of the Continental and French armies who crossed the Hudson River here at King’s Ferry August 20-26, 1781 on their march to Victory at Yorktown, Va.
May their sacrifices and hardships never be forgotten, the Liberty and Independence they fought for never be taken for granted and may the spirit of their Patriotism burn within our hearts forever.
Erected at Verplanck’s Point by the patriotic citizens of the Town of Cortlandt on August 26, 2006 during the 225th anniversary of the American War for Independence.
Erected 2006 by Citizens of Cortlandt.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route series list.
Location. 41° 14.947′ N, 73° 57.844′ W. Marker is in Verplanck, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Hardie Street and Broadway, on the left when traveling north on Hardie Street. Marker is located in Veterans Memorial Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Verplanck NY 10596, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kings Ferry (a few steps from this marker); The Story of a River (a few steps from this marker); The Path to Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); King’s Ferry Offered a Safe Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington at Verplanck’s Point (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Kings Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Post Hannock House (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle’s Aftermath (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Verplanck.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on February 1, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.