“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Rhinebeck in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Bogardus Land

Bogardus Land Marker image. Click for full size.
By Molly Sharkey, August 19, 2015
1. Bogardus Land Marker
Training grounds of Revolutionary troops. Formerly belonged to William Traphagen, founder of Village of Rhinebeck.
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
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); Violet Capital (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Rhinebeck (approx. 2.4 miles away); Wilderstein (approx. 2.6 miles away); Wilderstein's Boathouse
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(approx. 2.8 miles away); Hudson River National Historic Landmark District (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rhinebeck.
Also see . . .  Beekman Arms Inn. Beekman Arms & Delamater Inn website homepage:
“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.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 24, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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Jun. 22, 2021