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

Beverley Robinsonís House

 
 
Beverley Robinsonís House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 16, 2014
1. Beverley Robinsonís House Marker
Inscription.
Built 1758 † † † † † † Burnt 1892

Headquarters of
Washington, Putnam, Arnold
and other Generals
Commanding the Highlands.

 
Location. 41° 21.896′ N, 73° 56.985′ W. Marker is in Garrison, New York, in Putnam County. Marker is on Bear Mountain Beacon Hwy (New York State Route 9D) north of Lawes Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garrison NY 10524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robinson House (here, next to this marker); Arnoldís Flight (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sugar Loaf (approx. 0.4 miles away); South Redoubt (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mandevilleís (approx. 0.8 miles away); Andre Cavaro Lucas (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harriman Family (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iran Hostages (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garrison.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Beverley Robinsonís House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 16, 2014
2. Beverley Robinsonís House Marker
Site of the Beverley Robinsonís House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 16, 2014
3. Site of the Beverley Robinsonís House
While in command at West Point, Gen. Benedict Arnold used the Beverly Robinson House as his headquarters. He was here when he learned that Maj. John Andre had been captured with plans he provided for capturing the fort, and escaped shortly before Gen. Washington arrived.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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