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

Battery

 
 
Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Battery Marker
Inscription.  
On this hill, during the
American Revolution, was
a battery for the defense
of “The Gorge of the
Mountains”, Fishkill Clove.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 41° 29.654′ N, 73° 54.018′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Albany Post Road (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located a short distance north of the Putnam-Dutchess border. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, 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. Three Batteries (here, next to this marker); Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Van Wyck Homestead (approx. 2 miles away); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. 2 miles away); Revolutionary War Dead (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Path to Victory (approx. 2.1 miles
Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Battery Marker
away); Continental Army Crossroads (approx. 2.1 miles away); Van Wyck Homestead Museum (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Marker in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker in Fishkill
Two markers are found at this location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 568 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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Feb. 28, 2021