Kent in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Philips Smith Farm
288 acres, first rented in 1775,
then purchased in 1816 through
forfeiture land sales for his service in the Revolutionary War;
sold by Arthur Smith in 1918.
Allan Warnecke, Historian Town of Carmel 2002
Erected 2002 by Town of Carmel.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
Location. 41° 26.023′ N, 73° 42.853′ W. Marker is in Kent, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Carmel-Kent Cliffs, half a mile north of Hickory Nut Hill Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carmel NY 10512, 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. Putnam County's First Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Putnam County Veterans Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Honor of All Native American Veterans (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cobra AH-1G/S/F Helicopter (approx. 0.7 miles away); M-60A3 Main Battle TankCarver Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Baptist (approx. 1.8 miles away); Elisha Cole (approx. 1.8 miles away).
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