Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Van Cortlandt House
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States.
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1968 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 40° 53.459′ N, 73° 53.698′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker can be reached from Broadway (U.S. 9), on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Van Cortlandt Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10471, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Cortlandt Mansion (here, next to this marker); Cortlandt House (a few steps from this marker); Adoption of the Constitution Prison Window (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Porter (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cortlandt House Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Grove (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. John Basilone (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
Also see . . . The Van Cortlandt House Museum. An Overview of the History of the House & Estate. (Submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.