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Purgatory Hill

 
 
Purgatory Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, November 24, 2009
1. Purgatory Hill Marker
Inscription.  
Purgatory Hill
Named by the Continental
Army encamped here fall of
1778. Site of great barbecue
celebrating anniversary of
Burgoyne’s defeat – Saratoga

 
Erected by Akindale Farms.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 41° 33.091′ N, 73° 34.534′ W. Marker is in Pawling, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Quaker Hill Road (County Road 67) and Akindale Road, on the left when traveling east on Quaker Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawling NY 12564, 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. The Oblong (approx. ¾ mile away); The Great Barbecue (approx. one mile away); In memory of General George Washington (approx. one mile away); Fredericksburg 1778 (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named The Great Barbecue (approx. one mile away); John Kane House
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(approx. one mile away); Living Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mizzen Top Hotel (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawling.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Site of Great Barbecue, mentioned on this marker.
 
Purgatory Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, November 24, 2009
2. Purgatory Hill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,249 times since then and 139 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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