Stony Point in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Here the American and French armies, under Generals Washington and Rochambeau, crossed the Hudson River in August 1781 enroute to capture Cornwallis in Yorktown, Va.
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the The Washington-Rochambeau Route marker series.
Location. 41° 14.606′ N, 73° 59.173′ W. Marker is in Stony Point, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of N Liberty Drive (U.S. 9W) and Lighthouse Ct., on the right when traveling north on N Liberty Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stony Point NY 10980, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stony Point Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stony Point State Park (approx. half a mile away); Fraser’s Highlanders (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); British Defenses: The Outer Works (approx. 0.6 The American Strategy (approx. 0.6 miles away); 17th British Regiment of Foot (approx. 0.6 miles away); "I … imagined them to be British Troops, but found my mistake by being wounded and taken prisoner." (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stony Point.
Also see . . . King’s Ferry. (Submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,083 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on September 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.