Vails Gate in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
where were made parts
of the chains
thrown across the Hudson River
during the American Revolution
1776 – 1779
Erected by Quassaick Chapter
Erected 1901 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Quassaick Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 41° 27.421′ N, 74° 2.283′ W. Marker is in Vails Gate, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Forge Hill Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vails Gate NY 12584, 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. Brewster Forge Site (a few steps from this marker); Knox Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ellison GristmillForge Hill Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Vails Gate, N.Y. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camps of 1782-83 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Edmonston House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vails Gate.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.