Vails Gate in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Brewster Forge Site
Parts of Great Chain designed to obstruct British navigation of Hudson, 1776-1778, fabricated here during American Revolution.
Erected by State of New York.
Location. 41° 27.417′ N, 74° 2.281′ W. Marker is in Vails Gate, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Forge Hill Road (County Route 74), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vails Gate NY 12584, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Forge (a few steps from this marker); Knox Headquarters (approx. 0.6 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ellison Gristmill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Forge Hill Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Vails Gate, N.Y. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camps of 1782-83 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Edmonston House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vails Gate.
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 856 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.