Tappan in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Right Side of Monument:
Sunt Lacrymae Rerum et Mentem Mortalia Tangunt.
Back of Monument:
This property acquired November 13, 1905 by the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society preserves the identity of a place of historic interest and commemorates the fortitude of Washington and his
Left Side of Monument:
He was more unfortunate than criminal. An accomplished man and a gallant officer.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 2, 1780.
Location. 41° 1.277′ N, 73° 57.291′ W. Marker is in Tappan, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Andre Hill, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tappan NY 10983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major John André (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hickory Hill Cooperative (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tappan Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Tappan Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Manse (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old ‘76 House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tappan World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tappan.
More about this monument. Included is "In 1821, his remains were removed to Westminster Abbey a hundred years after his execution." However, 1821 is only 41 years after his execution.
Also see . . .
1. Major John André. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Maj. John Andre at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 8, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,976 times since then and 107 times this year. Last updated on February 6, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 8. submitted on January 25, 2021, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.