Philipstown in Putnam County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
this hill was one of the
forts built, 1776 – 1777 to
defend the highlands, from
Connecticut to New Jersey.
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 41° 21.551′ N, 73° 57.129′ W. Marker is in Philipstown, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy (New York State Route 9D), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cold Spring NY 10516, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beverley Robinson’s House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robinson House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arnold’s Flight (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Holy Innocents (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harriman Family (approx. 0.9 miles away); Iran Hostages (approx. 0.9 miles away); Benjamin J. Havens (approx. 0.9 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. one mile away).
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 735 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.