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Historical Markers and War Memorials in New Windsor

 
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New Windsor, New York and Vicinity
    Orange County (474)
    Dutchess County (292)
    Putnam County (114)
    Rockland County (253)
    Sullivan County (120)
    Ulster County (235)
    Passaic County, New Jersey (126)
    Sussex County, New Jersey (78)
    Pike County, Pennsylvania (49)
 
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1New York (Orange County), New Windsor — "The Publick Building Called the Temple"
Chaplain Israel Evans proposed building a “Temple of Virtue” where officers could assemble for meetings and the army could worship together rather than attend separate services around town or ignore the Sabbath completely. To this end, . . . — Map (db m8763) HM
2New York (Orange County), New Windsor — 1798 Clinton House
Built by General James Clinton Commander of NY troops during the Revolutionary War, presided at surrender at Yorktown 1781. Town Clerk & Supervisor of New Windsor, died here Dec. 22, 1812 — Map (db m44245) HM
3New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Bruenig Road
Honors Lt. William Bruenig killed in a flight training accident 8-28-1942 Stewart Field after bailing USMA Aviation Cadet to safety. — Map (db m136856) HM
4New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Camps of 1782-83
Newburgh and New Windsor were occupied by troops under Washington, waiting for the end of the war of American Revolution — Map (db m42436) HM
5New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Early Cemetery
of the Presbyterian Church in 1764, here lie many early residents including Sgt. Elihu Spear killed at the end of the Revolutionary War, one day after peace was declared. — Map (db m44505) HM
6New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Edmonston House
Built in 1755, by William Edmonston, used as a hqts for General’s St. Clair and Gates in 1782-83 and as a medical staff headquarters during the army encampments at New Windsor — Map (db m24416) HM
7New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Falls House Site
Here, Oct. 1777, Gen. George Clinton rallied troops after fall of Forts Clinton and Montgomery, to defend Hudson Valley from British — Map (db m44033) HM
8New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Forge Hill Road
Named for Brewster Forge of Revolutionary period. Soldiers, marching to New Windsor Camp, 1782 passed over this road. — Map (db m8230) HM
9New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Freedom Road
The route traveled by the 52 American hostages from Stewart Airport to West Point after their release from captivity in Iran January 25, 1981. — Map (db m8215) HM
10New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Freedom Road
The route traveled by the 52 American hostages from Stewart Airport to West Point after their release from captivity in Iran January 25, 1981. — Map (db m44035) HM
11New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Glass Works Site
Glass Works Site Newburgh Glass Co 1867 72 Patented Glass From Rock Quarried at Butter Hill Products Included Bottles Pocket Flasks and Insulators Hudson Valley Bottle Club — Map (db m37134) HM
12New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Headquarters Site
. . . — Map (db m37135) HM
13New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Historic New Windsor
Historic New Windsor Nearby stood the Thomas Ellison house, used as headquarters by General George Washington at various times during the years of 1779-1781. Also quartered here was Alexander Hamilton and here was planned the attack on Stony . . . — Map (db m37137) HM
14New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Hostages Return From Iran
On January 25th 1981 After being held hostage by Iran for 444 days These gallant Men and Women first set foot on American soil Here at Stewart Airport And were welcomed home by their grateful and joyful countrymen Who have dedicated this . . . — Map (db m158169) HM WM
15New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Little Britain, N.Y.
Settle 1724 by John Humphrey, named by Peter Mulliner 1729, birthplace of New York's first Governor & U.S. Vice-President 1805-1812 George Clinton. — Map (db m44248) HM
16New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Mulliner Cemetery
Early burial ground of the Mulliner family & other early Little Britain families including the Beattie's, Falls Waugh's, Duboi's & Wellings on the land of Peter Mulliner — Map (db m44244) HM
17New York (Orange County), New Windsor — New Windsor Cantonment…Going, going, gone!
A “cantonment” was a more permanent quarters for troops than an encampment of tents. New Windsor, like Valley Forge, contained orderly lines of log huts that housed troops over the winter. After the Revolutionary War, New Windsor’s huts . . . — Map (db m8770) HM
18New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Purple Heart MemorialCombat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to the recipients of this nation’s oldest military decoration, “The Purple Heart” My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind maybe . . . — Map (db m8228) HM
19New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Revolutionary Hut
This Revolutionary Hut was given by Mr. & Mrs. William T. Hand to the National Temple Association, Inc. and re-erected through the generosity of Mr. William Applebye Robinson Dedicated October 7, 1934. — Map (db m8774) HM
20New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Temple Hill
In 1783, in the “Temple of Virtue” here on Temple Hill, General George Washington ordered officers to gather stories of gallantry and faithful service by enlisted men and to select candidates for the Badge of Military Merit, the . . . — Map (db m8807) HM
21New York (Orange County), New Windsor — The Land
By 1782, more than a century of settlement and eight years of military occupation had left much of the Hudson River’s waterfront deforested. Nevertheless, the Quartermaster Department, responsible for securing the army’s living quarters, found a . . . — Map (db m8766) HM
22New York (Orange County), New Windsor — The People of the New Windsor Cantonment
Approximately 7,500 soldiers of the Continental Army, who came from New England, the Mid-Atlantic states, Canada, and even Europe, lived at New Windsor Cantonment. Although most were in their twenties, the soldiers ranged in age from their early . . . — Map (db m8806) HM
23New York (Orange County), New Windsor — The Temple
Front of Monument: On this ground was erected “The Temple” or new public building by the Army of the Revolution -- 1782 – 83 -- ------------------- The birthplace of the Republic. Right Side of Monument: This tablet . . . — Map (db m8281) HM
24New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Thomas Archibald Stewart
Thomas Archibald Stewart 1902 - 1998 Newburgh, NY “Archie” thought that a city in the twentieth century would need an airport to prosper, just as a city in the nineteenth century needed a railroad. He did something about it. In . . . — Map (db m158165) HM
25New York (Orange County), New Windsor — United States Military Academy
. . . — Map (db m158162) HM WM
26New York (Orange County), New Windsor — Unknown Soldier
Here Lyes the Mortal Remains of an Unknown Soldier First interred in the Revolutionary War Graveyard at West Point. Moved here in 1965 again to rest among his comrades. — Map (db m42420) HM
27New York (Orange County), New Windsor — We Will Never Forget
. . . — Map (db m158156) WM
 
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