Yorktown Heights in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Only surviving structure in Westchester County which was held by General Washington's Troops continuously throughout the War for Independence serving as a command post
Westchester County Tricentennial
1683 - 1983
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 41° 14.81′ N, 73° 47.019′ W. Marker is in Yorktown Heights, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Croton Heights Road and Davenport Lane, on the left when traveling west on Croton Heights Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 648 Croton Heights Road, Yorktown Heights NY 10598, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yorktown World War II Monument (approx. 1˝ miles away); Yorktown Korean and Vietnam Wars Monument (approx. 1˝ miles away); Yorktown World War I Monument (approx. 1˝ miles away); French Hill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Yorktown Church First Presbyterian Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); Black Soldiers of the 1st Rhode Island Regiment (approx. 3˝ miles away); Burial Place (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown Heights.
Regarding Davenport House. The relatively small Battle of Pines Bridge, a nearby crossing point of the Croton River, included fighting at the Davenport House, where many of these soldiers died.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers related to the Battle of Pines Bridge
Also see . . . Black Sons of the Revolution Remembered. Facts about the men who fought at the Davenport House on May 14, 1781 (Submitted on October 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,364 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.