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New Windsor in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Early Cemetery

 
 
Early Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Early Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
of the Presbyterian Church in
1764, here lie many early
residents including Sgt. Elihu
Spear killed at the end of the
Revolutionary War, one day
after peace was declared.

 
Erected by New Windsor Town Historian.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1764.
 
Location. 41° 28.729′ N, 74° 0.956′ W. Marker is in New Windsor, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north. 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 walking distance of this marker. Glass Works Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Headquarters Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic New Windsor (approx. 0.4 miles away); LCDR Nicholas G. Brooks (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); New Windsor Memorial VFW Post 4732 Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Windsor.
 
Marker in New Windsor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Marker in New Windsor
Early Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Early Cemetery
The cemetery is located through the woods, east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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