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

Washington and Carleton Meeting

 
 
Washington and Carleton Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
1. Washington and Carleton Meeting Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating
the 200th anniversary of the meetings
between
General George Washington
and
General Sir Guy Carleton
at Tappan and aboard
H.M.S. Perseverance.
Jointly by
the Historical Society of Rockland County
and
Tappantown Historical Society.
Dedicated May 15, 1983

 
Erected 1983 by Historical Society of Rockland County & Tappantown Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here, and the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
 
Location. 41° 1.183′ N, 73° 56.751′ W. Marker is in Tappan, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Livingston Street and Oak Tree Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the George Washington Masonic Historic Site, in front of the De Wint House. 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. De Wint House (here, next to this marker); This House was Occupied by General George Washington (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Flag (here, next to this marker);
Washington and Carleton Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
2. Washington and Carleton Meeting Marker
The Washington and Carleton Meeting Marker is one of three on a rock in front of the De Wint House.
Grave Markers from Slave Burial Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Salix Babylonica - Weeping Willow (within shouting distance of this marker); DeWint House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named De Wint House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tappan.
 
Also see . . .  The DeWint House. (Submitted on April 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsPeaceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker with De Wint House in background image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
3. Marker with De Wint House in background
The De Wint House was the Headquarters of Gen. George Washington on four separate occasions during the American Revolution.
The DeWint House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
4. The DeWint House
In May of 1783, Gen. George Washington met here with British General Sir Guy Carleton to negotiate the final withdrawal of British troops from New York City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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