Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
is Doodletown, pioneer
hamlet through which the
British army marched to
attack Ft. Clinton, 1777
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 41° 18.091′ N, 73° 59.169′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Route 9 W, on the left when traveling north. Marker is just south of the South Entrance Road to Bear Mountain State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gray’s Hill (here, next to this marker); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (approx. 0.6 miles away); Palisades Interstate Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Discover the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Preserving a National Landmark (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Fighting at Fort ClintonFighting at Hessian Lake (approx. one mile away); Walt Whitman (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 709 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.