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

De Wint House

 
 
De Wint House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
1. De Wint House Marker
Inscription. Washington’s Headquarters Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 1780, during the trial of Andre, British spy, plotter with Benedict Arnold.
 
Erected 1932 by NY State Education Department.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
 
Location. 41° 1.21′ N, 73° 56.717′ W. Marker is in Tappan, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Oak Tree Road, on the left when traveling west. 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. Grave Markers from Slave Burial Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named De Wint House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington and Carleton Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); This House was Occupied by General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Stone (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The De Wint House (about 400 feet away); Salix Babylonica - Weeping Willow (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tappan.
 
Also see . . .
Marker on Oak Tree Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
2. Marker on Oak Tree Road

1. The DeWint House. (Submitted on April 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Death of John Andre. Spy Letters of the American Revolution. (Submitted on April 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
De Wint House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
3. De Wint House
Gen. George Washington stayed here during the trial of Maj. John Andre, the British spy who conspired with Benedict Arnold. After Andre's conviction, Washington signed the death warrant in this house.
Washington's Bedroom image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2008
4. Washington's Bedroom
George Washington stayed in this room during his stay at the De Wint House.
 
 
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 1,021 times since then and 30 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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