Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette
Maj. Geníl. the Marquis
who was ill many weeks in the
Brinckerhoff House adjoining
This stone given by
No 140 Dept of N.Y. G.A.R.
to Melzingah Chapter D.A.R.
May 30, 1896.
On this knoll stood
the Middle Church (Presbyterian)
built 1747, rebuilt 1830, burned 1866.
Used as a military hospital during
the American Revolution.
Melzingah Chapter D.A.R. 1902
Erected 1902 by DAR - Melzingah Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 32.675′ N, 73° 52.298′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on New York State Route 52 west of New York State Route 82, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Rombout Rural Cemetery. 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. Fishkill Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); Star Mills (within shouting Daniel Nimham (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Academy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brinckerhoff – Van Voorhees House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Dutch Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Enoch Crosby (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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