Highland Falls in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Capt. Molly Corbin
Revolutionary War heroine, called “Molly Pitcher” who manned the cannon when her husband was killed in battle. Molly was also badly wounded and lived in various homes while recuperating from her own wounds.
Originally buried on the J.P. Morgan Estate at Cragston – Molly was moved to West Point Cemetery in 1926.
A memorial plaque is on display at the cemetery and at the Holy Innocents Church.
The West Point Women’s Club
Local Development Corporation
Erected 2006 by West Point Women’s Club & Local Development Corporation.
Location. 41° 22.367′ N, 73° 57.856′ 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. The Army Mule (within shouting distance of this marker); Warner Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); Iranian Hostage Reunion (within shouting distance of this marker); Abrams Gate (within shouting USMA Iraq and Afghanistan Deaths (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Long Gray Line (about 500 feet away); Andre Cavaro Lucas (about 600 feet away); Buttermilk Falls (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland Falls.
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Also see . . . Margaret Corbin. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on June 18, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary • Women •
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