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

In Grateful Remembrance

 
 
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 30, 2017
1. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the soldiers of the Continental and French armies who crossed the Hudson River here at King’s Ferry August 20-26, 1782 on their march to Victory at Yorktown, Va.

May their sacrifices and hardships never be forgotten, the Liberty and Independence they fought for never be taken for granted and may the spirit of their Patriotism burn within our hearts forever.

Erected at Verplanck’s Point by the patriotic citizens of the Town of Cortlandt on August 26, 2006 during the 225th anniversary of the American War for Independence.

 
Erected 2006 by Citizens of Cortlandt.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
 
Location. 41° 14.947′ N, 73° 57.844′ 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. Kings Ferry (a few steps from this marker); The Story of a River (a few steps from this
In Grateful Remembrance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 30, 2017
2. In Grateful Remembrance Marker
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
 
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 100 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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