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Fort Montgomery in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Garrison Home

 
 
Garrison Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
1. Garrison Home Marker
Inscription.  
Home of
Isaac Garrison and son
Revolutionary cannoneers
Captured at Battle of Fort
Montgomery – 1777. Capt. Molly
Corbin, Rev. heroine
later resided here.
Garrison Family

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNotable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location. 41° 20.075′ N, 73° 59.096′ W. Marker is in Fort Montgomery, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 9W, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Montgomery NY 10922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Concord Minute Man of 1776 (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Brown Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Montgomery (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle Around the Redoubts (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Redoubt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Barracks
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Round Hill Redoubt (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Round Hill Redoubt (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Montgomery.
 
Marker in Fort Montgomery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
2. Marker in Fort Montgomery
Margaret (Capt. Molly) Cochran Corbin, who served in the Revolutionary War alongside her husband for two years, resided here toward the end of her life. She was buried in the West Point Cemetery by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1929.
Garrison House sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
3. Garrison House sign
The Garrison House survived the war, despite its close proximity to the Battle of Fort Montgomery. Today, it serves as a gift shop, with plans to make it an Inn.
The Garrison House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
4. The Garrison House
The original portion of this house dates back to before the American Revolution. It was built by Isaac Garrison, who was captured along with his son at the battle of Ft. Montgomery in 1777.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,987 times since then and 134 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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