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Chester in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Artillery Encampment 1779

Artillery Encampment 1779 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Clifton Patrick, August 12, 2010
1. Artillery Encampment 1779 Marker
Inscription.  Wagonmasters with gear for 9 Regts always ready to go. North Carolina Regiment here August 5.
Erected by Chester Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
Location. 41° 21.529′ N, 74° 16.607′ W. Marker is in Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 94) 0.2 miles north of Academy Avenue (New York State Route 94) when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74 Main Street, Chester NY 10918, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster (here, next to this marker); Korean and Viet Nam Wars Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Monument & Chester Bicentennial Commission Time Capsule (about 500 feet away); Wawayanda Patent (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Yelverton Inn
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Chester Militia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hambletonian (approx. 0.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 788 times since then and 36 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 12, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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