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

Dutch Church

 
 
Dutch Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
1. Dutch Church Marker
Inscription.
Reformed Church of Fishkill,
Organized 1716, built 1725
Occupied 1776 by New York
Provincial Congress, also
prison during Revolution.

 
Erected 1935 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 32.143′ N, 73° 54.005′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 52), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on Main Street, between Route 9 and Church Street. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Enoch Crosby (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Academy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Washington’s Sword (approx. one mile away); American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial (approx. one mile away); The Path to Victory (approx. one mile away); Continental Army Crossroads (approx. one mile away); Revolutionary War Dead (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Also see . . .  Historic American Buildings Survey Record for the Reformed Dutch Church in Fishkill
Dutch Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
2. Dutch Church Marker
. Includes photo, schematics, and several pages of history on the church. (Submitted on January 18, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
3. Marker in Fishkill
Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
4. Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill
Mounting Platform image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2011
5. Mounting Platform
This mounting platform is still located at Dutch Church. It can be seen behind the marker in photo 2.
<i>VIEW FROM SOUTH. - First Dutch Reformed Church, Main Street, Fishkill, Dutchess County…</i> image. Click for full size.
By E.P. MacFarland, April 23, 1934
6. VIEW FROM SOUTH. - First Dutch Reformed Church, Main Street, Fishkill, Dutchess County…
Photo courtesy Historic American Buildings Survey.
 
 
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 407 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on January 18, 2015.
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