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Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington’s Sword

 
 
Washington’s Sword Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Washington’s Sword Marker
Inscription.  
Now in Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C. was made
near here by John Bailey, a
Cutler from New York and Fishkill.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 41° 31.656′ N, 73° 54.926′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 52) and Geering Way, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, 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. Hendrick Kip (approx. half a mile away); Enoch Crosby (approx. one mile away); Dutch Church (approx. one mile away); Trinity Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Samuel Loudon (approx. 1.1 miles away); American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Dead (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Path to Victory (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
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Washington’s Sword Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Washington’s Sword Marker
Marker in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker in Fishkill
Washington’s Sword image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 12, 2011
4. Washington’s Sword
Washington’s Sword, seen here, can be viewed in National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 976 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on January 16, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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