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White Plains in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle Park

 
 
Battle Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
1. Battle Park Marker
Inscription.  
During the Battle of White Plains, the Americans under General Washington were forced off Chatterton’s Hill after inflicting heavy casualties on British troops, checking their advance into Westchester.

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
 
Erected by New York State.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list.
 
Location. 41° 1.796′ N, 73° 46.812′ W. Marker is in White Plains, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Battle Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Battle Whitney Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Plains NY 10606, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of White Plains (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (within shouting distance
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of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Arms Apartments (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Battle of White Plains (approx. 0.2 miles away); White Plains Roll of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Plains.
 
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Regarding Battle Park. Take a Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of White Plains, NY.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the Battle of White Plains, NY, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
Marker in Battle Whitney Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
2. Marker in Battle Whitney Park
During the Battle of White Plains, American troops defended this position against multiple attacks by British troops under General William Howe, and Hessian troops led by Col. Johann Rall.

1. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of White Plains. The American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

3. Battle of White Plains. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Battle Whitney Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
3. Battle Whitney Park
Several markers are located in this park on the summit of Chatterson's Hill, a focal point in the Battle of White Plains.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,034 times since then and 144 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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