Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Van Cortlandt House Museum
This Revolutionary War landmark is the oldest house in the Bronx and became the first historic house museum in New York City.
It is a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a proud New York City Landmark.
Tuesday – Friday
10 am – 3 pm
Saturday – Sunday
11 am to 4 pm
Groups may visit by appointment.
For more information
call 718 543-3344 or visit
Erected by City of New York Parks & Recreation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 40° 53.482′ N, 73° 53.7′ 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. Major General Porter (a few steps from this marker); Adoption of the Constitution Prison Window (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cortlandt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cortlandt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cortlandt Mansion (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 602 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.