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Rhinebeck in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bogardus Land

 
 
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By Molly Sharkey, August 19, 2015
1. Bogardus Land Marker
Inscription.  Training grounds of Revolutionary troops. Formerly belonged to William Traphagen, founder of Village of Rhinebeck.
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 55.585′ N, 73° 54.758′ W. Marker is in Rhinebeck, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Mill Street (U.S. 9) south of East Market Street (New York State Route 308), on the right when traveling south. It is at the post office, next to the Beekman Arms Inn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6383 Mill St, Rhinebeck NY 12572, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Landsman’s Kill (approx. ¼ mile away); Westward on the Right (approx. half a mile away); Old Rhinebeck (approx. 2.4 miles away); Wilderstein (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wilderstein's Boathouse (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mary Powell Bell (approx. 3.6 miles away); Sections of the “Old Stone Road” (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rhinebeck.
 
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 Beekman Arms Inn - History. “Bogardus Tavern, as the inn was known during the last third of the 18th century, helped host the American Revolution. The 4th Regiment of the Continental Army drilled on its front lawn before the war, in 1775. The tavern never closed its doors. It was on the main road through the Hudson Valley, and its neighbors played major roles in the creation the United States.” (Submitted on August 24, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 310 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on August 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
 
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