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White Plains in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington Arms Apartments

 
 
Washington Arms Apartments Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
1. Washington Arms Apartments Marker
Inscription.
In commemoration of
Washington’s stand against
the British, under Howe,
near this site during
the Battle of White Plains.
October 28, 1776.

 
Location. 41° 1.872′ N, 73° 46.699′ W. Marker is in White Plains, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Battle Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: White Plains NY 10606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of White Plains (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Battle of White Plains (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (about 500 feet away); Battle Park (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (about 700 feet away); Jacob Purdy House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Plains.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of White Plains. The American Revolutionary
Marker in White Plains image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
2. Marker in White Plains
War. (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of White Plains. The American Revolution website. (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Battle of White Plains. Account of the battle from a British perspective from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Battle and Washington Aves. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
3. Marker on Battle and Washington Aves.
During the Battle of White Plains, American troops defended a position just west of the marker against multiple attacks by British troops under General William Howe, and Hessian troops led by Col. Johann Rall.
Battle Ave in White Plains image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
4. Battle Ave in White Plains
British troops under General William Howe followed this route when attacking the Americans defending Chatterson's Hill. This view looks in the direction of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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