Philipstown in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
this hill was one of the
forts built, 1776 – 1777 to
defend the highlands, from
Connecticut to New Jersey.
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 41° 21.551′ N, 73° 57.129′ W. Marker is in Philipstown, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy (New York State Route 9D), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cold Spring NY 10516, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beverley Robinson’s House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arnold’s Flight (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Holy Innocents (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harriman Family (approx. 0.9 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. one mile away); John Burroughs (approx. one mile away); Highlands World War I Memorial (approx. one mile away); Highlands War Memorial (approx. one mile away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.