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Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

British Hospital

 
 
British Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, August 4, 2017
1. British Hospital Marker
Inscription. The British army used the basement of this house for a hospital during Battle of Plattsburg September, 1814
 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 44° 41.904′ N, 73° 27.313′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street and Oak Street, on the left when traveling east on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 Court Street, Plattsburgh NY 12901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. MacDonough Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Plattsburg Bay (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Champlain (approx. 0.4 miles away); Heritage Trail (approx. half a mile away); State Normal School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Zephaniah Platt Home (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Regarding British Hospital. The original house was built ca. 1805. It was the home of Charles and Pamela Dunham; Mrs. Dunham ran a school there prior to the War of 1812. The addition on the right side of the building was added in the 20th century. It is now the
Dunham House, now Heald Funeral Home image. Click for full size.
By Ellen Adams, August 4, 2017
2. Dunham House, now Heald Funeral Home
Heald Funeral Home.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2017, by Ellen Adams of Plattsburgh, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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