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Stony Point in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stony Point Battlefield

 
 
Stony Point Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2008
1. Stony Point Battlefield Marker
Inscription.
Stony Point Battlefield

has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1962

 
Erected 1962 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 14.495′ N, 73° 58.492′ W. Marker is in Stony Point, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Stony Point Park Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is found in the British camp located near the Stony Point Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Stony Point NY 10980, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 17th British Regiment of Foot ( here, next to this marker); The American Strategy ( here, next to this marker); "I Ö imagined them to be British Troops, but found my mistake by being wounded and taken prisoner." ( a few steps from this marker);
Marker on the Stony Point Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2008
2. Marker on the Stony Point Battlefield
The marker is found in the British camp located near the Stony Point Museum.
Capture of Stony Point ( a few steps from this marker); The British Occupy Stony Point ( a few steps from this marker); British Defenses: The Outer Works ( within shouting distance of this marker); “By the light occasioned by the flash of the gun I could perceive a body of them...” ( within shouting distance of this marker); Fraserís Highlanders ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stony Point.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This series of markers follow the walking tour of the Stony Point Battlefield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site. New York State. (Submitted on September 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Stoney Point. Account of the battle from the American Revolution War website. (Submitted on September 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 20, 2008
3. Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Park
This park preserves the site of one of the last major Revolutionary War battles fought in the northeastern colonies.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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