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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fishkill, New York
Location of Fishkill, New York
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|[ 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|
|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|
| 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|
|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|
|Reformed Church of Fishkill, Organized 1716, built 1725 Occupied 1776 by New York Provincial Congress, also prison during Revolution. — — Map (db m44486) HM|
|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|
|in county 1765 – 1790. Located on this hill. Conducted by Rev. Isaac Rysdyck. Used for military hospital in 1777. — — Map (db m44496) HM|
|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|
| 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|
|Home of Hendrick Kip Built 1753. Fishkill headquarters of Baron von Steuben about 1777. Gen. Washington and Count Pulaski visited here. State Education Department 1935 — — Map (db m88760) HM|
|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|
|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|
|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|
| . . . — — Map (db m44516) HM|
Evidence suggests station
on Underground Railroad — — Map (db m133069) HM|
|Built by Abram Brinckerhoff. Burned 1777. Rebuilt by order of Gen. Washington while his soldiers encamped at Fishkill. Later demolished. — — Map (db m44493) HM|
| 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|
|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|
|Organized by Rev. Samuel Seabury 1756, built 1760. Provincial Congress met here Sept. 1776. Used as hospital during Revolution. — — Map (db m44504) HM|
|Supply depot for Continental Army in Rev. War. Used as officers Headquarters 1776 - 1783 — — Map (db m44469) HM|
| 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|
|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|
|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|