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Near Peekskill in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Smith

 
 
Camp Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
1. Camp Smith Marker
Inscription.
New York National Guard
training camp established
1882. Contains 1900 acres.
Named for Alfred E. Smith,
Governor of New York.

 
Erected 1957 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 19.326′ N, 73° 58.605′ W. Marker is near Peekskill, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy (New York State Route 9D), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located just north of the Bear Mountain Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Peekskill NY 10566, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Naval Battle of Fort Montgomery (approx. half a mile away); 32-Pounder (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Naval Battle of Fort Montgomery (approx. half a mile away); Grand Battery (approx. half a mile away); Three Sisters Garden (approx. half a mile away); Gardens of the Fort (approx. half a mile away); Powder Magazine (approx. 0.6 miles away); Guard House (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Camp Smith. New York State Armory History website. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Camp Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
2. Camp Smith Marker
This photo looks north on Route 9D.
 

2. Camp Smith. New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
Camp Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
3. Camp Smith Marker
Marker is near the east bank of the Hudson River, at the northern edge of Camp Smith.
 
 
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 and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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