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

Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster

 
 
Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Leslie Smith, March 3, 2002
1. Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster assembled here, Dec., 1776. Col. Woodhull Camped Here, 1777. Dec., 1778, Militia met to March to Minisink
 
Erected by Chester Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1776.
 
Location. 41° 21.528′ N, 74° 16.604′ W. Marker is in Village of Chester, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 94) 0.1 miles from Academy Avenue (Route 94), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 98 Main St, 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. Artillery Encampment 1779 (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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chester Militia
Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, September 13, 2009
2. Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster Marker
(rearmost marker - denoted by arrow)
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hambletonian (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Village of Chester.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on August 12, 2010, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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