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Pawling in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Kane House

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 10, 2009
1. John Kane House Marker
Inscription.
General Washington’s hdqtrs at Fredericksburg (Pawling) Sept. – Nov. 1778 – Kane was a prosperous landowner, early supervisor and a Tory.

 
Erected 1988 by Historical Society of Quaker Hill.
 
Location. 41° 33.37′ N, 73° 35.67′ W. Marker is in Pawling, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on East Main Street 0.1 miles south of South Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawling NY 12564, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Barbecue (within shouting distance of this marker); Fredericksburg 1778 (within shouting distance of this marker); In memory of General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Great Barbecue (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pawling World War I and Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Pawling Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Memorial Trees (approx. 0.6 miles away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawling.
 
Regarding John Kane House. The house is the headquarters of the Historical
John Kane House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 14, 2009
2. John Kane House Marker
Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling. On display are exhibits related to local history, particularly the life of pioneering radio broadcaster and executive Lowell Thomas, who lived near Pawling for the later years of his life. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Kane House on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 14, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The Quaker Hill - Pawling Historical Society. The Official Website of the historical society. (Submitted on November 17, 2009.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
John Kane House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 10, 2009
3. John Kane House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,330 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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