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Former New York State Champion Tree and Marker image, Touch for more information
By Deb Hartshorn, September 4, 2010
Former New York State Champion Tree and Marker
New York (Dutchess County), Annandale-on-Hudson — Former New York State Champion Tree
. . . — Map (db m35495) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Bicentennial Washington
In Honor Of The Bicentennial of the Death of George Washington Who Visited the Nearby Madam Brett Homestead During The American Revolution Erected 1999 By Members and Friends of Melzingah Chapter, NSDAR [ rear plaque ] . . . — Map (db m52600) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Burial Site
Burial site of William Few, Jr. 1748 – 1828 Signer of U.S. Constitution for the State of Georgia – 1787 Reinterred in Augusta, Georgia – October 1973 — Map (db m44515) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — City of Beacon
Incorporated May 15, 1913 consolidation of Matteawan and Fishkill Landing Villages. — Map (db m44508) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Fishkill Landing
One of the oldest landings along Hudson River. During Rev. supplies for troops in Newburg & N.J. from New England brought across River. — Map (db m44507) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Howland Center
Howland Center Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior 1872 — Map (db m52599) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — J. Robert Cramer

In memory of Firefighter J. Robert Cramer An active member of Lewis Tompkins Co. and the City of Beacon Fire Department who lost his life in the line of duty at the 144-146 Main Street Fire on January 29, 1955

A . . . — Map (db m124849) HM

New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Lewis Tompkins Hose Company

Originally constructed for the

Lewis Tompkins Hose Company 1890

The restoration of this firehouse is dedicated to the officers and members, past and present, who have selflessly volunteered their time and energy . . . — Map (db m124889) HM

New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — 268 — Margaret Fuller

First woman reporter for New York Tribune wrote "Woman in the Ninteenth Century" at Van Vliet House Fishkill Landing, Fall 1844 — Map (db m124895) HM

New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Welcome to Beacon

Named for the signal fires lit by Washington's troops atop our mountain during the American Revolution, Beacon is a city with a rich history dating back 400 years to when Henry Hudson's Half Moon anchored here in this beautiful bay. . . . — Map (db m124897) HM

New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — William Few
In this tomb rests the remains of William Few Born June 18, 1748 – Died July 16, 1828 Lieut. Colonel, Georgia Militia during the American Revolution, 1776-1779. Member, Continental Congress, 1780-1788 Signed Federal Constitution, 1787 . . . — Map (db m44562) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — 1754 Homesite
1754 Homesite Of Col. James Vanderburgh 5 th Regiment D. C. Militia Friend and Host of Gen. George Washington, Visitor Here During the Revolution — Map (db m24881) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — Burying Ground
Burying Ground Vanderburgh Family Col. James Vanderburgh 5th Regiment D. C. Militia In Revolutionary War Born 1729. Died 1794. — Map (db m24879) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — The Mill House
Along the Old Upper Road The Mill House The Mill House built in 1749 by Robert Livingston, leased to Bartholomew Noxon in 1753 to Isaac Dennis in 1781, later owned by FDR Jr. — Map (db m24883) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — The Old Upper Road
Along the Old Upper Road The Old Upper Road In Washington’s diary it is documented the number of times he traveled this route & his visits to Col. Vanderburgh’s home on the Upper Road , which also served as a munitions depot. . . . — Map (db m24882) HM
New York (Dutchess County), East Fishkill — First Settler
Aaron Van Vlack. First settler of Gayhead. Built stone house here c. 1741. His son Tunis built dam and grist mill here in 1768. — Map (db m89071) HM
New York (Dutchess County), East Fishkill — Home of Capt. George Brinckerhoff
Home of Capt. George Brinckerhoff. — • — On march to Connecticut in 1776 General Washington spent the night here. — • — The Indian grindstone was found on this farm. Erected by Melzingah Chapter, D.A.R. and the State of New . . . — Map (db m89079) HM
New York (Dutchess County), East Fishkill — Storm – Adriance - Brinckerhoff
House built 1759 Home of Thomas Storm Speaker of NY Assembly Captain George Brinckerhoff Site of Washington’s address — Map (db m89076) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — American Revolution Bicentennial MemorialFishkill Encampment
[ American Revolution Bicentennial Memorial Marker : ] 1776 ★   ★ 1976 To all the brave souls who passed through, served, and died here at the site of the Northern Department Supply Depot, Fishkill, New York. 1776 – 1783 . . . — Map (db m44534) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Battery
On this hill, during the American Revolution, was a battery for the defense of “The Gorge of the Mountains”, Fishkill Clove. — Map (db m44453) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Continental Army CrossroadsWashington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail
During the Revolutionary War, the Van Wyck Homestead served as headquarters for the Fishkill Supply Depot, a supply center for Washington’s Continental Army. At this bustling “city” of industry, hammers clanged, and smoke rose from many . . . — Map (db m88752) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Daniel Nimham
Chief Sachem of the Wappinger Indians Born in Dutchess County was killed in engagement at Cortland’s Ridge N.Y. August 31, 1778 defending the American Cause. — Map (db m46212) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Dutch Church
Reformed Church of Fishkill, Organized 1716, built 1725 Occupied 1776 by New York Provincial Congress, also prison during Revolution. — Map (db m44486) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Enoch Crosby
American spy, taken with recruits for British Army, confined here after mock trial by Committee of Safety was allowed to escape. — Map (db m44488) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — First Academy
in county 1765 – 1790. Located on this hill. Conducted by Rev. Isaac Rysdyck. Used for military hospital in 1777. — Map (db m44496) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Fishkill Tea Party
Site of Fishkill Tea Party Aug. 26, 1776, 100 women forced Abram Brinckeroff storekeeper, to sell them tea at lawful price of six shillings per pound. — Map (db m44490) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Great Indian Warrior Trading Path
The most heavily traveled road in Colonial America passed through here, linking areas from the Great Lakes to Augusta, Ga. Laid on ancient animal and Native American Trading/Warrior Paths. Indian treaties among the Governors of NY, PA, & VA and the . . . — Map (db m44473) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Hendrick Kip
Home of Hendrick Kip Built 1753. Fishkill headquarters of Baron von Steuben about 1777. Gen. Washington and Count Pulaski visited here. State Education Department   1935Map (db m88760) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Maj. Genl. Marquis de Lafayette
In honor of Maj. Gen’l. the Marquis de Lafayette who was ill many weeks in the Brinckerhoff House adjoining during the American Revolution --------------- This stone given by Lafayette Post No 140 Dept of N.Y. G.A.R. to Melzingah Chapter D.A.R. May . . . — Map (db m44519) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Mount Gulian
Verplanck House, ca. 1740, burned 1931. Revolutionary War headquarters of General Von Steuben, 1783. Birthplace of Society of the Cincinnati 1783. — Map (db m37628) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Mount Gulian
Built about 1730 by Gulian Ver Planck, whose ancestors and Francis Rombout purchased the adjacent land from the Wappinger Indians in 1685. Headquarters of Baron Von Steuben. The society of the Cincinnati was instituted here May 1783. — Map (db m119583) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Revolutionary War Dead1776 - 1783
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New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Star Mills
Built by Abram Brinckerhoff. Burned 1777. Rebuilt by order of Gen. Washington while his soldiers encamped at Fishkill. Later demolished. — Map (db m44493) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — The Path to VictoryWashington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail
In 1781, the American and French allies combined their armies at a pivotal turning point in the Revolutionary War. Under the command of General George Washington and French General Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, the armies . . . — Map (db m88758) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Three Batteries
On the hills back of this stone stood three batteries guarding this pass 1776 – 1783 --------------- Melzingah Chapter Daughters American Revolution 1902 — Map (db m44450) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Trinity Church
Organized by Rev. Samuel Seabury 1756, built 1760. Provincial Congress met here Sept. 1776. Used as hospital during Revolution. — Map (db m44504) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Van Wyck Homestead1732
Supply depot for Continental Army in Rev. War. Used as officers Headquarters 1776 - 1783 — Map (db m44469) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Van Wyck Homestead Museum
From 1776-1783, this house was the center of the Fishkill Supply Depot, which also included barracks for 2,000 men. General Israel Putnam occasionally headquartered here. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — Map (db m44476) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Veterans of the Fishkill Supply Depot
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 . . . — Map (db m88762) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Fishkill — Washington’s Sword
Now in Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. was made near here by John Baily, a Cutler from New York and Fishkill. — Map (db m44483) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Holmes — Holmes Methodist Church
Founded 1766 Holmes Methodist Church Originally, Reynoldsville Methodist Church Dedicated September 15, 1853 — Map (db m15826) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — 1820 Schoolhouse
1820 Schoolhouse Eight grades were taught in this one room school ca. 1820 until 1956. It was moved here from Upper Hopewell in 2003 East Fishkill Historical Society — Map (db m126737) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — 1845 Carriage Barn
1845 Carriage Barn Donated and moved here in 1985 by IBM East Fishkill. Originally from the Theodorus Van Wyck Farm where John Jay Stayed during the Revolution. East Fishkill Historical Society — Map (db m126735) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — Brinckerhoff – Van Voorhees House
Brinckerhoff – Van Voorhees House built 1738 General Washington was a frequent guest during the War for Independence — Map (db m89068) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — Gen. Swartwout Home
Former home of Brig. Gen. Jacobus Swartwout Revolutionary soldier and patriot who died here Feb. 16, 1827 — Map (db m89069) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — Griffin’s Tavern
This house owned by Col. Jacob Griffin during the Revolution was known as “Griffin’s Tavern” or “The Rendez-vous” The Committee of Observation for Rombout Precinct held famous meeting here Aug. 15, 1775 Frequented by . . . — Map (db m89084) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — Hopewell Hamlet
Formerly Adriance Post Office. Isaac Adriance a settler about 1740, after whom post office was originally named. — Map (db m89086) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — Reformed Church
Church Society of Hopewell organized by 19 members in 1757. The original church built 1764. Present structure started 1833. 225th Anniversary, 1982Map (db m89088) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — Schoolhouse Bell Tower
Schoolhouse Bell Tower Great thanks and appreciation to the Sons and Daughters of Italy, Joe DiMaggio Lodge #2248 for their donation of the Fishkill Plains Union Church bell cast in Troy, New York, 1881, that now hangs in our schoolhouse bell . . . — Map (db m126736) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hopewell Junction — Van Wyck Family
came to Dutchess County from Long Island in 1733. Buried their dead in this vault during 19th century, monuments bear 36 names. — Map (db m89074) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library
The building in front of you is the nation’s first presidential library. FDR was deeply involved in every facet of the library’s development. He envisioned the library as a place where the public could examine the evidence of his Presidency and . . . — Map (db m83109) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Home by the Hudson
All that is within me cries to go back to my home by the Hudson River. - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944 It was only when passing through the gates at the end of this road that FDR felt truly at home. Roosevelt loved Springwood’s forests and . . . — Map (db m83113) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park RR Station
Hyde Park RR Station Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior Built 1914 — Map (db m83177) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park Vietnam War Monument
Honor Roll Of Those Who Served In The Viet Nam War From Town of Hyde Park ------------------------------------ Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice Cardinal, David C. • Koob, John P. • Minnard, Earl • Trani, Frederick E. Jr. . . . — Map (db m83299) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park World War I Monument
Honor Roll The Following Men From The Township of Hyde Park Have Answered the Call of Their Country Serving in the Military Or Naval Forces in the War Declared by Congress on April 6, 1917 Harry E. Asher • Allen W. Barner • William A. . . . — Map (db m83297) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park World War II Korean War Monument
Honor Roll Of Those Who Served In World War II and Korean Conflict From Town of Hyde Park ----------------------------------- Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice Brannon, Edward • Bircher, Thomas • Chase, Russell S. • Collins, Raymond • . . . — Map (db m83631) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Preserving a President’s ViewHome of Franklin D. Roosevelt Nat’l Hist Pk
James Roosevelt purchased a house on 110 acres alongside the Hudson River in 1867. Both he and his son, FDR, cherished the vista from the south lawn, which provided the backdrop for many family, community, and political events. Eventually, this . . . — Map (db m93637) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Reformed DutchChurch of Hyde Park
Reformed Dutch Church of Hyde Park Established 1789 as the Stoutenburgh Religious Society. Oldest continuous Congregation in Hyde Park. William C. Pomeroy Foundation 2015 — Map (db m83232) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Reformed Dutch Church Hyde Park
Reformed Dutch Church Hyde Park, New York Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Organized 1789   Built 1824 — Map (db m83234) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Site of James K. Paulding House
Site of James K. Paulding House, 1841 – 1860 Paulding was a distinguished author, collaborated with Washington Irving, was Sec’y of Navy under Van Buren — Map (db m83236) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Springwood
The house before you today is dramatically different from the farmhouse FDR’s father purchased in 1867. Over the years, the home reflected the changing circumstances in FDR’s life. In good times, he expanded the house to meet the needs of his . . . — Map (db m83110) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — St. James Church
St. James Church Erected 1844. Attended By Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States, and his Family. State Education Department 1935 — Map (db m83235) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — The heart of Franklin Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) centered his life on Springwood, the family estate. Whether starting married life with his new bride Eleanor, launching his political career, or recovering from the effects of polio, he always returned here. . . . — Map (db m83111) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — The World Mourns
I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me. - President Harry S. Truman, Roosevelt’s successor. I’m walking south on Michigan Boulevard and I can’t stop crying. Everybody’s crying. - Studs Terkel, writer. . . . — Map (db m83112) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Those Who Served
Those Who Served Korea Ralph Herrmann, Jr. • Neal W. Horton • Ernest W. Frank, Jr. • Robert D. Holtzman • Clarence B. Devens, Sr. • Ronald L. O’Rourke • Donald E. Veith, Sr. • George W. Berryann • James B. Cruger • Gerard F. Kilmer • Lawrence D. . . . — Map (db m83632) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Lagrangeville — Historic Freedom Plains Church
. . . — Map (db m37639) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Akin Hall
Built and dedicated in 1881 by A. J. Akin. Used by Christ Church since 1895. Moved to former site of Mizzentop Hotel by Lowell Thomas 1936. — Map (db m25020) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Cole’s Mill
Founded 1842 by Emery Cole Ruins 870 ft. west Produced flour, feed & grain Wagonmaking shop added run by son, Albert S. Cole — Map (db m24976) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Dutchess County
Created in 1683 and named for the Dutchess of York. The “T” in original name is still used. — Map (db m88575) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Fredericksburg 1778
From September 20 to November 28, 1778 George Washington, his generals and army of 13,000 were located in or around Fredericksburg, with the John Kane house serving as headquarters. From here emanated George Washington’s strategy of . . . — Map (db m24555) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Grange Hall
Pawling Grange founded 1897. Hall built by Grange members in 1946 as meeting place and community center. Sold to Town of Pawling in 1962. — Map (db m24658) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — In memory of General George Washington
In memory of General George Washington Commander in Chief of Continental Army Fredericksburg Sept. 19 – Nov. 27, 1778 Made possible through the efforts of Senator Vincent L. Leibell The Historical Society of . . . — Map (db m24556) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — John Kane House
General Washington’s hdqtrs at Fredericksburg (Pawling) Sept. – Nov. 1778 – Kane was a prosperous landowner, early supervisor and a Tory. — Map (db m24522) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — John L. Worden
Commander of the Monitor, against the Confederate Ram, Merrimac. Hampton Roads, Mar. 9, 1862; Rear Admiral, U.S.N. is buried here. — Map (db m63935) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Lakeside Park
Dutcher House Recreation Area. Included 1/2m trotting track. Home of Harlem Valley Agricultural Fair 1887-91 WWII USAAF Center — Map (db m52012) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Living Memorial
These trees were planted as a Living Memorial to Thomas E. Dewey Governor of the State of New York 1943 – 1955 and his wife Frances Hutt Dewey Faithful member of the congregation of Christ Church on Quaker Hill . . . — Map (db m25018) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Memorial Trees
Dedicated May 4, 1945 to honor Town of Pawling men who gave their lives in the service of their country during World War II. Marker donated Am. Legion Aux. — Map (db m24653) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Methodist Church
First church built in 1809 South Road; second church in 1854 on Main Street. This church erected in 1864. Additions in 1928 and 1960. — Map (db m24888) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Mizzen Top Hotel
Was located on this site from 1880 – 1933. The building was three stories high, faced the west with two hundred feet frontage. It was opened during the summer seasons and accommodated 250 guests. Porches bordered three sides. The spacious . . . — Map (db m25016) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Murrow Park
Originally the Burr Farm, Murrow Park was purchased by the Pawling Lions Club from Mr. & Mrs. Howard Burr and Miss Altana Burr. The Lions Club purchased the property for recreation and enjoyment by the residents of Pawling in 1965. — Map (db m24977) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Oblong Meeting House
Oblong Meeting House Of the Society of Friends Erected in 1742 south of this road Present building erected in 1764 First effective action against slavery taken here in 1767 Occupied as hospital January 1779 By Revolutionary . . . — Map (db m25026) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Pawling School 1907
Dr. Frederick L. Gamage founded the school to prepare boys for college The name was changed to Trinity – Pawling in 1947 — Map (db m24656) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Pawling Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to The Memory of Those Who Paid for Our Freedom With Their Lives World War II 1941 – 1945 Ira Baker • George N. Burr • John Stark Colman • Harold Davis • Walter C. Fischer • John Holladay • Leon O’Dell • Edward J. . . . — Map (db m24654) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Pawling World War I and Civil War Memorial
[ West Side ] Roll of Honor To Honor the Pawling Men Who Served in the World War This Tablet is Erected By The Inhabitants of the Town 1917 – 1919 Akin, Albert John • Alfredson, David • Anderson, Edward . . . — Map (db m24655) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Purgatory Hill
Purgatory Hill Named by the Continental Army encamped here fall of 1778. Site of great barbecue celebrating anniversary of Burgoyne’s defeat – Saratoga — Map (db m24979) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The First Oblong Friends Meeting House
The First Oblong Friends Meeting House was erected on this site in 1742. It was used as a place of worship until 1764. West of the site was the Friends burial ground. During the fall and winter of 1778 the present meeting house was a hospital . . . — Map (db m25028) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The Great Barbecue
A section of the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War was stationed on the western slopes of Quaker Hill from September 16, to November 28, 1778. The Great Barbecue Occurred on the hillside across this road. October 17, 1778 It . . . — Map (db m24521) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The Great Barbecue
A section of the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War was stationed on the western slopes of Quaker Hill from September 16, to November 28, 1778. The Great Barbecue Barbecue Occurred on the hillside across this road. October 17, . . . — Map (db m24551) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The Oblong
This marker denotes the western boundary of Connecticut under an agreement reached in 1683 between Governor Thomas Dongan of New York and Governor Robert Treat of Connecticut. Later the Treaty of Dover signed on May 14, 1731 moved the western . . . — Map (db m24980) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — 5th Ward Honor Roll
To Honor Those Men And Women Of The Fifth Ward Who So Valiantly Served Their Country In World War II Dedicated Sept. 3, 1946 Adams, W. • Adriance, H. F. • Ahrens, H. S. • Aide, H. • Allen, C. • Allers, E. J. • Allers, J. F. • Allers, R. . . . — Map (db m37736) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Bennett Gate
Bennett Gate In memory of Sidonie Bennett, a Holocaust survivor and Hungarian immigrant whose dream of a Vassar education for her daughter was realized here. Given, with gratitude, by Dr. Georgette Bennett '67 and her family . . . — Map (db m37641) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Constitution Ratification Site
The People of the State of New York By Their Convention Assembled in a Former Court House Which Stood On This Ground Ratified The Constitution of the United States of America July 26, A.D. 1788 Erected in 1904 By the . . . — Map (db m37734) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Dutchess County War Memorial
Dutchess County War Memorial Roll of Honor World War I Adams, George H. • Albertson, Nelson • Allen, Alonza D. • Baliszewski, Frank J. • Bedrosian, Kapriel D. • Bishop, Leon • Bogart, Raymond • Braddock, Benjamin • Brizzie, Charles • . . . — Map (db m37640) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — General Casimir Pulaski
General Casimir Pulaski Father Of American Cavalry Polish Patriot Who Fought For American Independence Mortally Wounded At Savannah Georgia Died October 11, 1779 [ back ] Erected Thru The Efforts Of Polish American . . . — Map (db m37785) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — In Affectionate Memory
. . . — Map (db m37733) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Mills Gate
The former Mills Gate, dedicated in June, 1931, stood fifty feet to the north and was a gift from members of The Training Campus for Nurses, held at Vassar, June to September, 1918. Proposed by Minnie A. Cumnock Blodgett, Class of 1884, to . . . — Map (db m37642) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — On This Site
On this site in July of 1788, the opposing views of Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, and Anti-federalists, under Governor George Clinton, were joined in compromise by Dutchess County Ratification Convention delegate Melancthon . . . — Map (db m37732) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
[ west side ] Memorial To the Patriotism of the Men of Dutchess and Columbia Counties Who served in the 128th Regiment in the Civil War 1861 – 1865 ---------- Till the fame of our fathers Has melted away, Till the . . . — Map (db m37638) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Now the trumpet summons us again – not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need, not as a call to battle, though embattled we are; but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, "rejoicing in hope, patient . . . — Map (db m37735) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Poughkeepsie-Highland BridgeNational Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
The Poughkeepsie-Highland Bridge is the oldest surviving steel cantilever bridge in the world, and when built, had the longest truss and cantilever spans. The bridge provided the first, and only, all-rail route across the Husdon River south of . . . — Map (db m35483) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — River That Flows Both Ways
The river before you is in no hurry to reach the Atlantic Ocean. The Native Americans knew that. They called it Muhheakantuck—“river that flows both ways.” The Hudson’s current changes direction four times every day as . . . — Map (db m2488) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Soldiers Memorial Fountain
[ east side ] Soldiers Memorial Fountain [ south side ] To The Patriot Dead [ north side ] April 12th, 1861 April 9th, 1865 [ west side ] Restored / Rededicated   P.U.R.A Nov. 11, 1977 . . . — Map (db m37779) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Speck Zyn Kill
Speck Zyn Kill Dutch for "Speck, his stream". Later called Speck 'n Kill and Speckenkill. Speck, an Indian, owned this land. State Education Department 1935 — Map (db m37881) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — The Glebe House
Built in 1767 by members of the Church of England in Dutchess County for their minister. — Map (db m37921) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — The Queen City of the Hudson
The city's early economic & social history ties it to the river with Poughkeepsie known as The Queen City of the Hudson 1776 – 1876, Shipyard Point. Site of the Revolutionary War shipyards, various ships were built along the . . . — Map (db m37869) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Thomas Dongan
Thomas Dongan Governor Of New York 1683 - 1687 One of the greatest constructive statesmen ever sent to any English colony. The assembly which he created passed an act known as "The Charter of Liberties and Privileges" which assumed the . . . — Map (db m37783) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Uppuqui-ipis-ing
Reed covered lodge by the watering place... A spring named by Indians... Source of the present name, Poughkeepsie. — Map (db m56518) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park
Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park Mayor, City of Poughkeepsie   1960 – 1964 Member, New York State Assembly   1965 – 1968 "It is not an exaggeration to say that Poughkeepsie is on the threshold of a complete rebirth. The coming year, . . . — Map (db m37868) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Walkway Loop Trail
Walkway Loop Trail Crossing Walkway Over the Hudson and the Mid-Hudson Bridge, this 3.6-mile loop offers thrilling river views and connects attractions on the Poughkeepsie and Highland waterfronts. It provides a link with 25 miles of rail trails in . . . — Map (db m37878) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Walkway Over the Hudson
Walkway Over the Hudson A place to enjoy the river and a place to appreciate the wonder of an engineering feat unprecedented in its time with a beauty unsurpassed in our generation. History • Completed in 1888, the . . . — Map (db m37871) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Red Hook — “Historic Diner”
This 1927 Silk City diner named, The Village Diner, or The Half-Way Diner, was placed on the Historic Registrar in 1988. The First in N.Y.S and the fourth in the country — Map (db m101981) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Rhinebeck — Bogardus Land
Training grounds of Revolutionary troops. Formerly belonged to William Traphagen, founder of Village of Rhinebeck. — Map (db m87632) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Rhinebeck — White Corner
Built in 1816 by Christian Schell. Once the commercial and financial center of the community — Map (db m35465) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Rhinebeck — Wilderstein
Seat of the Suckley family from 1852 to 1983, first house build in 1852, much enlarged in 1888, plan for landscape for Calvert Vaux. — Map (db m35369) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Rhinebeck — Wilderstein's Boathouse
You are looking at the site of Wilderstein's boathouse (pictured above) and the Ellerslie dock (formerly Lewis Landing) owned by Governor Morton. In 1888 Arnout Cannon Jr., an architect from Poughkeepsie, NY, designed the boathouse for Robert . . . — Map (db m35437) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Stanfordville — Freedom Square Park
Dedicated to the 140 Civil War soldiers of Stanford “Our cause is a good and just one” Talmadge Wood, 156th N.Y. Vol. Inf. Mortally Wounded at Gettysburg July 3, 1863 — Map (db m105603) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Stormville — Drill Ground
Col. Jacob Griffin’s militia trained here during the Revolution on field then owned by Lieut. Isaac Storm — Map (db m52011) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Stormville — Fishkill in the American Revolution
Fishkill was a center of civil and military operations during the American Revolution. New York State’s first governing body met in the village’s churches during 1776-77 and drew up the first state constitution. South of Fishkill, centered in . . . — Map (db m1144) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Stormville — Halstead Berry
Families cemetery on largest farm of this location in 1792. Stone restored by residents in 1982. — Map (db m62413) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Union Vale — Potters Corners Burying Ground
Potters Corners Burying Ground Early stone marked 1785 Site of Trinity Methodist Church Until 1860’s Union Vale Historical Society — Map (db m24880) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Wappingers Falls — Mesier Park
On May 1, 1777, this dwelling with a farm of about four hundred and twenty two acres of land on which it stood, was conveyed to Peter Mesier of New York City by Nicholas Brewer, who had owned the property since October 9, 1741. It became the . . . — Map (db m37663) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Wappingers Falls — Mesier Park
Pre-revolutionary house. Home of Mesier family from 1777 to 1890. Acquired by villate 1891. — Map (db m37919) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Wappingers Falls — Wappinger 9/11 Memorial
In Loving Memory Of All The Lives That Wer Lost During The Horrific Attack On This Great Land September 11, 2001 Sept. 11, 2001 – Never Forget 9/11 Memorial Symbolism The four flag poles symbolize the four airplanes that . . . — Map (db m126732) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Wappingers Falls — Wappinger War Memorial
Dedicated to the 16 Million Men And Women Who Served in This Country’s Armed Forces During World War II 1941 — 1945 The Cost of Freedom 292,131 Killed in Combat 115,185 Died in Non-Battle Incidents 670,846 Wounded in Combat . . . — Map (db m126734) WM
New York (Dutchess County), West Pawling — Pawling Beekman Turnpike
Inc 1824. 4 mile toll road between Nathan Millers and Joseph Arnolds commerce opened to pok. Abandoned 1906 — Map (db m24887) HM
New York (Dutchess County), West Pawling — The West Mountain Mission
The West Mountain Mission 1892 – 1950 est. by A. C. Burdick for educational, charitable & religious needs. Neighborhood house built 1905. Harry Lynke, architect, Franklyn Mulkins builder. — Map (db m24886) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Wingdale — New York State
New York State Explored by Dutch, 1609, Settled by Dutch, 1624; Under English Rule After 1664. Named for Duke of York, Later King James II State Education Department 1935 — Map (db m70550) HM

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