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Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette

 
 
Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of
Maj. Geníl. the Marquis
de Lafayette
who was ill many weeks in the
Brinckerhoff House adjoining
during the
American Revolution
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This stone given by
Lafayette Post
No 140 Dept of N.Y. G.A.R.
to Melzingah Chapter D.A.R.
May 30, 1896.
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On this knoll stood
the Middle Church (Presbyterian)
built 1747, rebuilt 1830, burned 1866.
Used as a military hospital during
the American Revolution.
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Melzingah Chapter D.A.R. 1902

 
Erected 1902 by DAR - Melzingah Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1883.
 
Location. 41° 32.675′ N, 73° 52.298′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on New York State Route 52 west of New York State Route 82, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Rombout Rural Cemetery. Touch for map
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. 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. Fishkill Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); Star Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Nimham (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brinckerhoff Ė Van Voorhees House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Samuel Loudon (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Dutch Church (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Marker in in the Rombout Rural Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Marker in in the Rombout Rural Cemetery
Marker on Route 52 in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker on Route 52 in Fishkill
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
4. General the Marquis de Lafayette
This portrait of Lafayette by an unknown American Artist hangs in the Museum of the Historical Society of Maryland in Baltimore.
 
 
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 1,122 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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