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

Van Cortlandt House

 
 
Van Cortlandt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
1. Van Cortlandt House Marker
Inscription.
Van Cortlandt House
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark.

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1968

 
Erected 1968 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 40° 53.459′ N, 73° 53.698′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker can be reached from Broadway (U.S. 9), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Van Cortlandt Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10471, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Cortlandt Mansion (here, next to this marker); Cortlandt House (a few steps from this marker); Adoption of the Constitution (a few steps from this marker); Prison Window (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Porter
Marker in Van Cortlandt Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
2. Marker in Van Cortlandt Park
(within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cortlandt House Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Grove (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. John Basilone (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
Also see . . .  The Van Cortlandt House Museum. An Overview of the History of the House & Estate. (Submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Van Cortlandt House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
3. Van Cortlandt House Marker
The marker is on the ground to the left of the stairs in front of the house.
Van Cortlandt House Museum image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
4. Van Cortlandt House Museum
Van Cortlandt House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 23, 2012
5. Van Cortlandt House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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