Pelham Manor in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Pelham
Battle of Pelham
October 18, 1776
Knapp Chapter, NSDAR
Col. John Glover
Col. Joseph Read Col. William Shepard
Col. Loammi Baldwin
their 750 Continentals.
Their courageous action
Gen. William Howe’s British invasion
General George Washington
to move the
Continental Army to White Plains.
Erected 1976 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Knapp Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 40° 53.383′ N, 73° 48.638′ W. Marker is in Pelham Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Peace Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Avenue. Marker is on the grounds of Prospect Hill School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pelham NY 10803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceThis Mile Stone (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Pelham Dale” (approx. 0.8 miles away); Patriots of the American Revolution (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Memory of the Underhills (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Paul’s Church, Eastchester (approx. 0.8 miles away); Saint Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Colonel Philip Pell (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Old Boston Road (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pelham Manor.
Also see . . .
1. Bicentennial of the Battle of Pelham. Historic Pelham website. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Pell’s Point. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,122 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.