Tappan in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
site of the gallows where
Major John Andre, British
spy, was hanged, and
buried, on Oct. 2, 1780.
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 41° 1.349′ N, 73° 57.288′ W. Marker is in Tappan, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Tappan Road and Andre Hill and Old Tappan Road, on the left when traveling west on Old Tappan Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tappan NY 10983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. André Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hickory Hill Cooperative (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tappan Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Manse (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Tappan Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Courthouse Tappan Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tappan World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tappan.
Also see . . . Major John André. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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