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Stony Point Cannon Memorial

1779 - 1997

 
 
Stony Point Cannon Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
1. Stony Point Cannon Memorial Marker
Inscription.
From the Revolutionary
soldier led by General
Anthony Wayne
in the Battle of Stony Point
and to all past wars
this cannon memorial is
dedicated to all veterans
living and deceased
who have fought bravely
to preserve our
independence and
everlasting freedom

Battle of Stony Point
July 15-16, 1779

Charles R. Lewis         V.F.W. Post 8997
Stony Point     New York

 
Erected 1997 by V.F.W. Post 8997.
 
Location. 41° 13.563′ N, 73° 59.206′ W. Marker is in Stony Point, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of S Liberty Drive (U.S. 9W) and Central Drive, on the right when traveling south on S Liberty Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stony Point NY 10980, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stony Point 9-11 Memorial (here, next to this marker); Stony Point Veterans Monument (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Stony Point Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Tree (approx. half a mile away); Treason House
Marker in Stony Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
2. Marker in Stony Point
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Crossroads (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stony Point Battlefield (approx. 0.8 miles away); Col. A. H. Hay (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stony Point.
 
More about this marker. Monument consists of a granite marker topped by a cannon. The bottom of the memorial contains images of crossed Old Glory and Union Jack flags, Gen. Anthony Wayne, a cannon and the V.F.W. logo.
 
Also see . . .  Account of the battle from the American Revolution War website. (Submitted on July 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2008
3. Rear of Monument
Members of the Stony Point Cannon Memorial Committee #8997 appear on the back of the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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