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

Skirmish of Heathcote Hill

 
 
Skirmish of Heathcote Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
1. Skirmish of Heathcote Hill Marker
Inscription.
Gen. Washington sent 750
men to attack 400 Queen’s
Rangers encamped here in
the pre-dawn Oct. 22, 1776

 
Erected by New York State.
 
Location. 40° 56.792′ N, 73° 44.217′ W. Marker is in Mamaroneck, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Fenimore Road and Cortlandt Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Fenimore Road. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Marker is in this post office area: Mamaroneck NY 10543, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sept. 23, 1661 (approx. ¼ mile away); Boston Post Road Historic District (approx. 1.8 miles away); Boston Post Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rye Meeting House (approx. 2.7 miles away); This is one of some 230 markers erected on the Boston Post Road in 1763 (was approx. 2.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Purdy Burying Ground (approx. 2.9 miles away); African Cemetery 1860-1964 (approx. 3 miles away); Playland Amusement Park (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Mamaroneck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
2. Mamaroneck Marker
Marker on Fenimore Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
3. Marker on Fenimore Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 919 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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