New Windsor in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
On this ground was erected
or new public building
by the Army of the Revolution
-- 1782 – 83 --
The birthplace of the Republic.
Right Side of Monument:
This tablet is inserted by the Masonic
Fraternity of Newburgh in memorial of
----- WASHINGTON -----
and his Masonic compeers under whose
direction and plans the Temple was
constructed and in which communications
of the Fraternity were held – 1783.
Back of Monument:
Erected by the Newburgh
Revolutionary Monument Association
---- 1891 ----
E.M. Ruttenber, President.
Jos. M. Dickey, Vice Pres.
A.A. McLean, Treasír.
Russel Headley, Secíy.
Left Side of Monument:
Omnia Reliouit Servare Rempublicam
On this site the Society of the Cincinnati was born May 10th 1783, at the last cantonment of the American Army and it still lives to perpetuate the memories of the Revolution.
Committee of the New York State Society of the Cincinnati 4 July 1892
Thomas M.L. Chrystie CHAIRMAN
William Linn Keese
Erected 1891 by Newburgh Revolutionary Monument Association.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is located at the New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site. Marker is in this post office area: New Windsor NY 12553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Publick Building Called the Temple" (a few steps from this marker); The People of the New Windsor Cantonment (a few steps from this marker); Unknown Soldier (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary Hut (within shouting distance of this marker); New Windsor Cantonment (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Land (about 300 feet away); Purple Heart Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Windsor.
Also see . . .
1. New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation website. (Submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. History of the Society of the Cincinnati. The Society of the Cincinnati. (Submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.