Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
of the Wappinger Indians
Born in Dutchess County
was killed in engagement at
Cortlandís Ridge N.Y. August 31, 1778
defending the American Cause.
Erected 1937 by State of New York.
Location. 41° 32.685′ N, 73° 52.16′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 52 and New York State Route 82, on the left when traveling east on State Route 52. Touch for map. 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. Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fishkill Tea Party (about 700 feet away); Star Mills (about 700 feet away); First Academy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Brinckerhoff – Van Voorhees House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gen. Swartwout Home (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dutch Church (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
Categories. • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
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