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

Kings Ferry

 
 
Kings Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 30, 2017
1. Kings Ferry Marker
Inscription.
During the Revolution this
vital crossing was located
here. Used by French and
American armies on march
to Yorktown in 1781.

 
Erected 1999 by Cortlandt Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 14.949′ N, 73° 57.837′ W. Marker is in Verplanck, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Hardie Street and Broadway, on the left when traveling north on Hardie Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Verplanck NY 10596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Grateful Remembrance (a few steps from this marker); The Story of a River (a few steps from this marker); The Path to Victory (within shouting distance of this marker); King’s Ferry Offered a Safe Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington at Verplanck’s Point (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Kings Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Post Hannock House (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named King’s Ferry (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Verplanck.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Kings Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 30, 2017
2. Kings Ferry Marker
Marker in Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 30, 2017
3. Marker in Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 158 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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