Cortlandt in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Named for General Israel
Putnam, commander of
American forces in the Hudson Highlands
during the American Revolution.
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 41° 19.659′ N, 73° 55.603′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Post Road (U.S. 9) and Old Peekskill Road, on the right when traveling north on Albany Post Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cortlandt Manor NY 10567, 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. Old Schoolhouse (approx. 1½ miles away); House of Pierre Van Cortlandt (approx. 1½ miles away); Upper Manor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Taylor Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); 1777 Skirmish (approx. 1.6 miles away); Van Cortlandtville World War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles Twin Redoubts (approx. 1.6 miles away); Seth Pomeroy & Jeremiah Drake (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cortlandt.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.