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

Andre Captured

 
 
Andre Captured Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Higle, May 21, 2017
1. Andre Captured Marker
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Inscription.  

Here in 1780 three honest
militiamen arrested Major
John Andre Adjt-Gen. British
Army, disguised, preventing
disaster to American cause.
 
Erected by Historical Society of the Tarrytowns.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 41° 4.907′ N, 73° 51.498′ W. Marker is in Tarrytown, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on N Broadway (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Patriots’ Park on the Tarrytown / Sleepy Hollow border. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tarrytown NY 10591, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. André Captors Monument (here, next to this marker); Korean & Viet Nam Memorial Monuments (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Star Mothers (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarrytown World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Memorial Church of Washington Irving”
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Asbury M. E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Philipsburg Manor (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarrytown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Major John André. (Submitted on June 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. American Revolution: Major John André. Thought Co. website entry (Submitted on March 31, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Andre Captured Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Andre Captured Marker
Marker in Patriots’ Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. Marker in Patriots’ Park
André Captured Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
4. André Captured Marker
The André Captured Marker is located next to the André Captors Monument in Patriots’ Park.
André Captors Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
5. André Captors Monument
This momument commemorates the capture of the British spy John André by John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart and David Williams. He was seized while attempting to return to New York City with plans of West Point, given to him by the American traitor Benedict Arnold.
Andre Captured image. Click for full size.
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6. Andre Captured
Andre's Incriminating Papers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 29, 2016
7. Andre's Incriminating Papers
Copies of the documents that Maj. Andre was carrying when captured can be seen at the DeWint House in Tappan, NY.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,143 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 23, 2018, by Robert Higle of Sleepy Hollow, New York.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   6. submitted on March 31, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   7. submitted on June 29, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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