Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Raynham Hall Museum
From 1776 to 1783, this house was used as headquarters for the Loyalist Queen’s Rangers. It was the home of Robert Townsend, a spy for General Washington.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Erected by New York State.
Location. 40° 52.337′ N, 73° 31.913′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is on W Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 W Main Street, Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Culper Spy Ring (here, next to this marker); The great chain hoax . . . . (here, next to this marker); Raynham Hall (a few steps from this marker); Matinecock Lodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Fortified Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); End of An Era (about 500 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt (about 500 feet away); Oyster Bay Honor Roll (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary
Also see . . .
1. Raynham Hall Museum website. (Submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Culper Gang. Spy Letters of the American Revolution. (Submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.