Hopewell Junction in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Col. Jacob Griffin
during the Revolution was known as
or “The Rendez-vous”
The Committee of Observation for Rombout Precinct held famous meeting here Aug. 15, 1775
Frequented by Washington, La Fayette, Putnam,
Steuben, Continental and French soldiers.
Melzingah Chapter, D.A.R.
and the State of New York
June 6, 1928
Erected 1928 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Melzingah Chapter.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 41° 33.974′ N, 73° 50.771′ W. Marker is in Hopewell Junction, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on New York State Route 82 0.2 miles north of All Angels Hill Road (County Route 94), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopewell Junction NY 12533, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Swartwout Home (approx. half a mile away); Brinckerhoff – Van Voorhees House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Daniel Nimham (approx. Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette (approx. 2 miles away); Fishkill Tea Party (approx. 2 miles away); Star Mills (approx. 2 miles away); Van Wyck Family (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Academy (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopewell Junction.
Also see . . . Poughkeepsie Journal article about tavern. (Submitted on September 27, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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