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

Battle of Pelham

1776 † † 1976

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
1. Battle of Pelham Marker
Inscription.
Bicentennial
of the
Battle of Pelham
October 18, 1776

Knapp Chapter, NSDAR
honors
Col. John Glover
Col. Joseph Read † † Col. William Shepard
Col. Loammi Baldwin
and
their 750 Continentals.

Their courageous action
delayed
Gen. William Howeís British invasion
and enabled
General George Washington
to move the
Continental Army to White Plains.

 
Erected 1976 by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Knapp Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 53.383′ N, 73° 48.638′ W. Marker is in Pelham Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Peace Street, on the left when traveling east on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Prospect Hill School. Marker is in this post office area: Pelham NY 10803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Mile Stone (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Pelham Dale” (approx. 0.8 miles away); Patriots of the American Revolution
Pelham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
2. Pelham Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); In Memory of the Underhills (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Paulís Church, Eastchester (approx. 0.8 miles away); Saint Paulís Protestant Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Colonel Philip Pell (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Old Boston Road (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pelham Manor.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bicentennial of the Battle of Pelham. Historic Pelham website. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Pellís Point. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Battle of Pelham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
3. Battle of Pelham Marker
Marker on Washington Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
4. Marker on Washington Avenue
 
 
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 901 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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