Briarcliff Manor in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of John L. Worden 1818-1897
Commanded “Monitor” against
“Merrimac” Hampton Roads,
Virginia, March 9, 1862
Erected 1949 by New York State Education Department.
Location. 41° 8.033′ N, 73° 51.634′ W. Marker is in Briarcliff Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Albany Post Road (U.S. 9) south of Scarborough Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Briarcliff Manor NY 10510, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sparta Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Hotel (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cold Spring (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Cold Spring (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rockland Lake and Hook Mountain (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Old Dutch Church (approx. 3 miles away); Our Union Soldiers (approx. 3 miles away); The Headless Horseman Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Also see . . . The Battle of the Ironclads, 1862. EyeWitness to History.com. (Submitted on September 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 389 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.