Highland Falls in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
at Buttermilk Falls, was
the Headquarters of General
Israel Putnam, Commander
in the Highlands 1779
Erected by State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
Location. 41° 22.242′ N, 73° 57.844′ W. Marker is in Highland Falls, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of West Point Hwy and Webb Lane, on the right when traveling north on West Point Hwy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highland Falls NY 10928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Citizen’s National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 100th Anniversary of Highland Falls (about 300 feet away); The Long Gray Line (about 300 feet away); USMA Iraq and Afghanistan Deaths (about 400 feet away); Warner Sisters (about 600 feet away); Freedom Road (about 700 feet away); Capt. Molly Corbin (about 800 feet away); Abrams Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland Falls.
Also see . . . Brief biography of Israel Putnam. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.