“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Cortlandt Manor, New York

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White Plains is the county seat for Westchester County
Cortlandt Manor is in Westchester County
      Westchester County (289)  
      Bronx County (102)  
      Nassau County (264)  
      Putnam County (115)  
      Rockland County (266)  
      Fairfield County, Connecticut (395)  
      Bergen County, New Jersey (424)  
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1New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — 160th Anniversary of St. Peter’s
This tablet is placed by Pierre VanCortlandt Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, on the 160th Anniversary of the erection of this church to commemorate the fact that George Washington worshipped in this building and as a tribute to . . . Map (db m55326) HM
2New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Bear Mountain Bridge Toll House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of the Interior Dedicated on September 22, 2002 New York State and Town of CortlandtMap (db m37362) HM
3New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Chaining the Hudson
Chaining the Hudson Early in the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress realized that if the British controlled the Hudson River, they could divide the rebellious colonies. To prevent this, in march 1776, the Americans began construction of . . . Map (db m37381) HM
4New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Countess Lucille VI
Countess Lucille VI This M-48 tank was erected by Camp Smith in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Frank J. Costanza, New York Army National Guard. Warrior and citizen soldier, he served as Post Maintenance Supervisor from 1980 to 1991. A veteran of . . . Map (db m37361) HM
5New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War
We remember these French Soldiers who gave their lives for our independence in our old St. Peter’s building years 1781 – 1782 Lieutenant de Mauvis • Jean Bonnair • Jean Joseph Paquay • Alexis Labrue • Joseph Duguin • Georges Mochl • . . . Map (db m55327) HM
6New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Heroes of the American Revolution
To the memory of the Heroes of the American Revolution 1771 – 1783 buried in this churchyard Maj. Gen. Seth Pomeroy • Col. James Thompson • Col. Samuel Drake • Lieut. Col. Gilbert Drake • Capt. Jasper Drake • Capt. Joshua Drake • Capt. Samuel . . . Map (db m55328) HM
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7New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Old Cemetery
Dates to 1752. Many Revolutionary War patriots here include 7 French soldiers and John Paulding, a captor of Major Andre.Map (db m55332) HM
8New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Old Saint Peter’s Episcopal ChurchDedicated Year 1767
Services in this building were attended by General George Washington at times when he stayed nearby. This building was also used as an Army Hospital by French General Rochambeau before and after The Battle of Yorktown Virginia 1781-2. This site is . . . Map (db m55329) HM
9New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Old St. Peters
Services began in 1767. Gen. Washington reportedly read morning prayer here. Was used as a hospital for French troops, 1781-82.Map (db m55325) HM
10New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — 6 — Pomeroy
In 1660 Medad Pomeroy accepted an offer of tools, an anvil shaped like this replica and land in exchange for opening a blacksmith shop in Northampton, MA. That anvil was passed through many generations of Pomeroy blacksmiths and gunsmiths, becoming . . . Map (db m62005) HM
11New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Red Schoolhouse
Erected in 1772 as a Baptist Church. Became one- room school in 1814. In continuous use until 1935, and from 1952 to 1972.Map (db m55314) HM
12New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Saint Peter’s Churchyard & Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery
Saint Peter’s Churchyard Church built in 1767 and Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery adjoining on the southeast In this burying-ground are interred Forty Four known soldiers in the war of the American Revolution. There is a monument to John Paulding . . . Map (db m55331) HM
13New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Seth Pomeroy & Jeremiah Drake
In this churchyard or the adjoining old cemetery is buried in an unknown grave Seth Pomeroy the first Commander of the American Army As senior Brigadier General in February 1775 the churchyard and primarily the plot of Jeremiah Drake a . . . Map (db m55330) HM
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14New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Site of St. Peter’s Church
This stone and tablet has been erected by the Cornelia Beekman Chapter Jr. Sons and Daughters of the Revolution November 28, 1914, with the consent of the rector, wardens and the vestrymen of St. Peter’s Church, to mark the place where this . . . Map (db m55333) HM
15New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Taylor Tavern
Site. Built in 1750. New York – Albany Stagecoach stop. Major John Andre held here on Sept. 25, 1780. Later Dusenbury Tavern.Map (db m55334) HM
16New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — The Van Cortlandtville SchoolCirca 1772
was listed on the New York State Register of Historic Places on March 3, 1989 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 7, 1989 Van Cortlandtville Historical Society 2004Map (db m55324) HM
17New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Van Cortlandtville World War Memorial
Erected in honor of the men Van Cortlandtville who served in the World War 1917 – 1919 Herbert Booth                   U.S.N. Rowland M. Donnelly         U.S.A. Stephen E. Donnelly         U.S.A. George H. Fowler            U.S.A. Reuben J. . . . Map (db m55335) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022