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Vails Gate in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hutsites 1782-1783

 
 
Hutsites 1782-1783 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, November 8, 2009
1. Hutsites 1782-1783 Marker
Inscription. Final winter encampment of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Site of the huts of 4th & 7th Regiments of Massachusetts troops until a peace was declared Apr. 19, 1783
 
Erected by New Windsor Town Historian.
 
Location. 41° 28.443′ N, 74° 3.687′ W. Marker is in Vails Gate, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Temple Hill Road (Freedom Highway) (New York State Route 300) 1.4 miles north of Five Corners (Route 94), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Opposite the entrance to the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 374 Temple Hill Rd, Vails Gate NY 12584, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Land (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The Publick Building Called the Temple" (about 800 feet away); Unknown Soldier (about 800 feet away); The Temple (about 800 feet away); The People of the New Windsor Cantonment (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Windsor Cantonment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Revolutionary Hut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Hutsites 1782-1783 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, November 8, 2009
2. Hutsites 1782-1783 Marker
Final winter encampment of the Continental Army as seen from the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. Note the hut replicas to the left of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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