New Windsor in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Nearby stood the home of Col.
Thomas Ellison, used by Gen.
Washington as his Hqts. from
June-July 1779 & Dec. 1780 to
June 1781, here the attack on
Stony Point was planned.
Erected by New Windsor Town Historian.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1781.
Location. 41° 28.379′ N, 74° 0.917′ W. Marker is in New Windsor, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road and County Road 69, on the right when traveling north on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Windsor NY 12553, 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. Historic New Windsor (here, next to this marker); Glass Works Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forge Hill Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camps of 1782-83 (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Forge Brewster Forge Site (approx. 1.6 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Windsor.
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 544 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.