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Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Three Batteries

 
 
Three Batteries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Three Batteries Marker
Inscription.
On the hills
back of this stone
stood three batteries
guarding this pass
1776 – 1783
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Melzingah Chapter
Daughters American Revolution
1902

 
Erected 1902 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Melzingah Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 41° 29.653′ N, 73° 54.017′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Albany Post Road (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located a short distance north of the Putnam-Dutchess border. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battery (here, next to this marker); Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Van Wyck Homestead (approx. 2 miles away); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. 2.1 miles away); Revolutionary War Dead (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Path to Victory
Three Batteries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Three Batteries Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Continental Army Crossroads (approx. 2.1 miles away); Van Wyck Homestead Museum (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Markers in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Markers in Fishkill
Two different markers can be found at this location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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