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New Windsor in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Freedom Road

 
 
Freedom Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, July 1, 2011
1. Freedom Road Marker
Inscription.
The route traveled by the
52 American hostages from
Stewart Airport to West
Point after their release
from captivity in Iran
January 25, 1981.

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 41° 29.125′ N, 74° 5.755′ W. Marker is in New Windsor, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Little Britian Road (New York State Route 207) and Breunig Road, on the right when traveling west on Little Britian Road. Touch for map. Near the NY Route 207 entrance to Stewart International Airport. Marker is in this post office area: New Windsor NY 12553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bruenig Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Falls House Site (approx. 0.9 miles away); Little Britain, N.Y. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hutsites 1782-1783 (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Freedom Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); Unknown Soldier (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Temple (approx. 2.1 miles away); "The Publick Building Called the Temple" (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Windsor.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this
Freedom Road Marker at Route 207 entrance to Stewart International Airport. image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, July 1, 2011
2. Freedom Road Marker at Route 207 entrance to Stewart International Airport.
marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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