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White Plains in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle Park

 
 
Battle Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
1. Battle Park Marker
Inscription. During the Battle of White Plains, the Americans under General Washington were forced off Chatterton’s Hill after inflicting heavy casualties on British troops, checking their advance into Westchester.

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
 
Erected by New York State.
 
Location. 41° 1.796′ N, 73° 46.812′ W. Marker is in White Plains, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Battle Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in Battle Whitney Park. Marker is in this post office area: White Plains NY 10606, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of White Plains (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of White Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Arms Apartments
Marker in Battle Whitney Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
2. Marker in Battle Whitney Park
During the Battle of White Plains, American troops defended this position against multiple attacks by British troops under General William Howe, and Hessian troops led by Col. Johann Rall.
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Battle of White Plains (approx. 0.2 miles away); White Plains Roll of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Plains.
 
More about this marker. The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Regarding Battle Park. Take a Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of White Plains, NY.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the Battle of White Plains, NY, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. (Submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of White Plains. The American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Battle Whitney Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 11, 2008
3. Battle Whitney Park
Several markers are located in this park on the summit of Chatterson's Hill, a focal point in the Battle of White Plains.
 

3. The Battle of White Plains. The American Revolution. (Submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,468 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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