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Andre Captured

 
 
Andre Captured Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Andre Captured Marker
Inscription.
Here in 1780 three honest
militiamen arrested Major
John Andre Adjt-Gen. British
Army, disguised, preventing
disaster to the American cause.

 
Erected by Historical Society of the Tarrytowns.
 
Location. 41° 4.907′ N, 73° 51.498′ W. Marker is in Tarrytown, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on N Broadway (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Patriots’ Park on the Tarrytown / Sleepy Hollow border. Marker is in this post office area: Tarrytown NY 10591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. André Captors Monument (here, next to this marker); Korean & Viet Nam Memorial Monuments (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Memorial Church of Washington Irving” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Reformed Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Asbury M. E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Philipsburg Manor (approx. half a mile away); Christ Church (approx. half a mile away); Action in Tarrytown (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarrytown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Major John André.
Marker in Patriots’ Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Marker in Patriots’ Park
(Submitted on June 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Major John André, British spy of American Revolution. (Submitted on June 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
André Captured Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. André Captured Marker
The André Captured Marker is located next to the André Captors Monument in Patriots’ Park.
André Captors Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
4. André Captors Monument
This momument commemorates the capture of the British spy John André by John Paulding, Isaac Van Wart and David Williams. He was seized while attempting to return to New York City with plans of West Point, given to him by the American traitor Benedict Arnold.
Andre's Incriminating Papers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 29, 2016
5. Andre's Incriminating Papers
Copies of the documents that Maj. Andre was carrying when captured can be seen at the DeWint House in Tappan, NY.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,655 times since then and 184 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on June 29, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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