Tappan in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This house served as General Washington’s headquarters during Major John André’s trial and in 1783, when Sir Guy Carleton visited to plan the evacuation of New York City.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Location. 41° 1.158′ N, 73° 56.782′ W. Marker is in Tappan, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Livingston Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the George Washington Masonic Historic Site, at the northeast corner of the parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Tappan NY 10983, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salix Babylonica - Weeping Willow (here, next to this marker); De Wint House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington and Carleton Meeting (within shouting distance of this marker); This House was Occupied by General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Stone (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The De Wint House (about 300 feet away); Grave Markers from Slave Burial Grounds (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tappan.
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Also see . . .
1. The DeWint House. (Submitted on July 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Historic Image of the DeWint House. Historic Image of the DeWint House from the Palisades Free Library. (Submitted on October 26, 2009, by Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 980 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.