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Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bennett Gate

 
 
Bennett Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
1. Bennett Gate Marker
Inscription.  
Bennett Gate
In memory of Sidonie Bennett,
a Holocaust survivor and
Hungarian immigrant whose dream
of a Vassar education for her
daughter was realized here.
Given, with gratitude,
by Dr. Georgette Bennett '67 and her family
Dedicated, May 2009

 
Erected 2009.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 41° 41.504′ N, 73° 54.014′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Raymond Avenue (New York State Route 376) and Collegeview Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Raymond Avenue. Located on the northwestern edge of Vassar College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Poughkeepsie NY 12603, 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. Mills Gate (here, next to this marker); Dutchess County War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Main Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Glebe House (approx. ¾ mile away); Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
Bennett Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
2. Bennett Gate Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); 5th Ward Honor Roll (approx. 1.4 miles away); Southside Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away); Soldiers Memorial Fountain (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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