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Highland Falls in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Benjamin J. Havens

1789 -1877

 

—Proprietor, Benny Havens Tavern —

 
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By Alan Edelson, June 15, 2009
1. Benjamin J. Havens Marker
Inscription. Originally located on Homestaed Avenue, later moved to the banks of the Hudson.

Generations of West Point Cadets enjoyed the congenial atmosphere at the off-limits tavern run by Benny Havens. Here they could relax, unwind and spend some time away from the demands of the Academy. Benny was memorialized in the legendary song "Benny Havens 'O"
 
Erected 2006 by Seth Hudgins - Class of '64, Gus Fishburn - Class of '62, Ron Salvatore - Class of '64 (H), Don Sagaria, and the Local Development Corporation.
 
Location. 41° 21.961′ N, 73° 57.954′ W. Marker is in Highland Falls, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Highland Falls NY 10928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Iran Hostages (here, next to this marker); Harriman Family (here, next to this marker); Church of the Holy Innocents (within shouting distance of this marker); John Burroughs (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highlands World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highlands War Memorial
Benjamin J. Havens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, June 15, 2009
2. Benjamin J. Havens Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Falls World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland Falls.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,215 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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