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Fishkill in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot

 
 
Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
1. Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot Marker
Inscription.
In memory of those who served
in the Continental Army, while at
the Fishkill Supply Depot.

Near here lie buried Revolutionary
War heroes, patriots who were among
the first to fight for our freedom.

On behalf of these valiant soldiers,
we dedicate this monument to their
courage and to all the men and women
who answer the call of duty to
serve this great nation.

Placed by Veterans of the
U.S. Armed Services
on
Veteran’s Day
November 11, 2014

 
Erected 2014 by Veterans of the U.S. Armed Services.
 
Location. 41° 31.167′ N, 73° 53.292′ W. Marker is in Fishkill, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Van Wyck Lake Road and New York State Route 9, on the left when traveling east on Van Wyck Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishkill NY 12524, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Van Wyck Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. ¼ mile away); Revolutionary War Dead (approx. ¼ mile away); Van Wyck Homestead Museum
Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
2. Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Continental Army Crossroads (approx. ¼ mile away); The Path to Victory (approx. ¼ mile away); American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinity Church (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishkill.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & Patriotism
 
Marker at the Fishkill Supply Depot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
3. Marker at the Fishkill Supply Depot
Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2015
4. Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot Marker
Over 300 Continental soldiers who died while at Fishkill from battle related injuries or from disease are buried at this site. This may be the largest Continental Army burial ground in America.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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