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Necassius De Sille House

 
 
Necassius De Sille House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2010
1. Necassius De Sille House Marker
Inscription.
This tablet is placed
near the site of the
Necassius De Sille House
where
Gen. Nathaniel Woodhull
died September 20, 1776

Erected by the
Gen. Nathaniel Woodhull
Chapter
Daughters of the
American Revolution
May 20, 1916

 
Erected 1916 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Gen. Nathaniel Woodhull Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 36.654′ N, 74° 0.331′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on 84th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in the New Utrecht Cemetery, near the Metropolitan Baptist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11214, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Utrecht Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Utrecht Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Utrecht Liberty Pole (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named New Utrecht Reformed Church
Necassius De Sille House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2010
2. Necassius De Sille House Marker
General Nathaniel Woodhull, President of the New York Convention, was wounded and captured during the August 27, 1776 Battle of Brooklyn. He was moved to the De Sille house, but died there of his wounds about a month later.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Milestone Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Milestone Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Church of the Generals (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
More about this marker. A bas relief of the Necassius De Sille House appears at the top of the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Nathaniel Woodhull. (Submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776 at Long Island, New York. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of Long Island 1776. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on 84th Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2010
3. Marker on 84th Street
Marker can be seen here in the New Utrecht Cemetery, next to the Metropolitan Baptist Church.
Marker at the Metropolitan Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2010
4. Marker at the Metropolitan Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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