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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.
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.
 
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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glass Works Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Headquarters Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic New Windsor (approx. 0.4 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Minuteman (approx. 1.4 miles away); Uzal Knapp
Marker in New Windsor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Marker in New Windsor
(approx. 1.4 miles away); The Disbandment of the Armies (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Windsor.
 
Early Cemetery image. Click for full size.
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 North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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