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

Andre Monument

 
 
Andre Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Andre Monument Marker
Inscription.
On the hill south is the
site of the gallows where
Major John Andre, British
spy, was hanged, and
buried, on Oct. 2, 1780.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 1.349′ N, 73° 57.288′ W. Marker is in Tappan, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Tappan Road and Andre Hill and Old Tappan Road, on the left when traveling west on Old Tappan Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tappan NY 10983, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. André Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hickory Hill Cooperative (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Manse (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tappan World War I Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old ‘76 House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Morris Bartow House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trial of Andre (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tappan.
 
Also see . . .
1. André Monument Historic Site. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Major John André. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on Old Tappan Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Marker on Old Tappan Road

3. Major John André, British spy of American Revolution. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
André Monument Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. André Monument Historic Site
The site of the execution of Maj. John André is just up the hill from the marker.
André Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
4. André Monument
This site is owned by the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,357 times since then and 74 times this year. Last updated on September 25, 2012. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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