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

Upper Manor

 
 
Upper Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. Upper Manor Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1756 by Gertrude
Beekman, daughter of
Stephanus Van Cortlandt.
Family hosted Washington
on his visits to this area.

 
Erected 2004 by Van Cortlandt Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 18.712′ N, 73° 54.289′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Oregon Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cortlandt Manor NY 10567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Pierre Van Cortlandt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1777 Skirmish (about 400 feet away); Van Cortlandtville World War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Taylor Tavern (about 700 feet away); Old St. Peters (approx. mile away); Pomeroy (approx. mile away); Red Schoolhouse (approx. mile away); The Van Cortlandtville School (approx. mile away).
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Upper Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Upper Manor Marker
Marker in Cortlandt image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. Marker in Cortlandt
The Upper Manor can be seen beyond the marker.
Marker on Oregon Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, Cortlandt
4. Marker on Oregon Road
Pierre Van Cortlandt House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
5. Pierre Van Cortlandt House
During the Revolutionary War Gen. George Washington made this house his headquarters in 1776, 1777 and 1778.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 10, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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