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

House of Pierre Van Cortlandt

 
 
House of Pierre Van Cortlandt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
1. House of Pierre Van Cortlandt Marker
Inscription.
General George Washington
with his aides
slept in this house many nights
while making Peekskill
their headquarters in 1776, 1777 & 1778.
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It was the house of
Pierre Van Cortlandt,
member of Colonial Assembly,
member of the 2nd., 3rd., and 4th.
Provincial Congress,
President of the Committee
of Public Safety,
a framer of the State Constitution,
First Lieut. Governor
of the State of New York,
Col. Of Manor of Cortlandt Regiment.
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Erected by
The Daughters of the Revolution
of the State of New York
January 19, 1904.

 
Erected 1904 by Daughters of the Revolution of the State of New York.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 41° 18.752′ N, 73° 54.314′ W. Marker is in Cortlandt, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from 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. Upper Manor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1777 Skirmish
Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
2. Second Marker
Van Cortlandt
Upper Manor
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Circa 1756
(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); Old Cemetery (approx. mile away); Pomeroy (approx. mile away); Red Schoolhouse (approx. mile away).
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Revolutionary
 
House of Pierre Van Cortlandt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
3. House of Pierre Van Cortlandt Marker
Marker on the Pierre Van Cortlandt House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
4. Marker on the Pierre Van Cortlandt House
The marker is seen here attached to the front of the house.
Pierre Van Cortlandt House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2012
5. Pierre Van Cortlandt House
 
 
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 510 times since then and 52 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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