Monroe in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Outlaws attacked and attempted to murder patriot Henry Reynolds, who was saved by the heroics of his daughter Phoebe, circa 1782
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1782.
Location. 41° 18.571′ N, 74° 11.379′ W. Marker is in Monroe, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Reynolds Road, 0.3 miles west of Orange Turnpike (County Route 19) when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 Reynolds Road, Monroe NY 10950, 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. American Heroes (approx. 0.9 miles away); McGarrah’s Inn (approx. 1.1 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Monroe Race Track (approx. 1.2 miles away); Village of Monroe Historic District (approx. 1.2 miles away); Monroe Cheese Co. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Village of Monroe (approx. 1.2 miles away); Landmark of Monroe (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
More about this marker. Claudius Smith and his band of Tory raiders were the outlaws referred to in the marker.
Also see . . .
1. Tragic History of an Abandoned House. New York Time website article, 1901 (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States.)
2. Phebe Reynolds Thwarts The Tories. New York Almanack website entry (Submitted on October 21, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,538 times since then and 142 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.