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Tomkins Cove in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buckberg Mountain

 
 
Buckberg mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kyle Ogrady
1. Buckberg mountain Marker
Inscription.  Here Generals Washington and Wayne, surveyed the British fort on Stony Point and planned the victory of July 15-16, 1779
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 15, 1779.
 
Location. 41° 15.606′ N, 73° 59.508′ W. Marker is in Tomkins Cove, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Buckberg Road, half a mile south of Motts Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tomkins Cove NY 10986, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wayne -Washington Lookout (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buckberg Mountain Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); King’s Ferry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Intrigue at King’s Ferry (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Path to Victory
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); A Crucial Crossing (approx. 1˝ miles away); Fraser’s Highlanders (approx. 1˝ miles away); Stony Point State Park (approx. 1˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2013, by Kyle Ogrady of Thiells, New York. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on February 3, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photo   1. submitted on March 27, 2013, by Kyle Ogrady of Thiells, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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