Here died, October 2, 1780, Major John Andre of the British Army who, entering the American lines on a secret mission to Benedict Arnold for the surrender of West Point, was taken prisoner, tried and condemned as a spy. His death, though according . . . — — Map (db m166357) HM
Trails of the Bear Mountain – Harriman Parks Bear Mountain – Harriman State Park’s trail system is an extensive web of paths, trails and old roads that satisfy the hiker seeking natural beauty and a quiet escape. While the best . . . — — Map (db m53753) HM
Site of one of the largest
U.S. Army staging areas
and embarkation points in
the United States during
World War II. More than
1.3 million men and women
passed through the camp
enroute to Europe. The
camp was 2 ½ miles long
by one mile . . . — — Map (db m84067) HM
This Memorial Erected In Memory
Of The Millions Of Men And Women
Who Passed Through This Port Of
Embarkation, The Last Stop U.S.A.
January 1943 - July 1946
To Honor The Camp Shanks Memorial Committee . . . — — Map (db m84417) WM
★ Camp Shanks ★
“Last Stop U.S.A.”
More than 1.3 million troops departed
this military facility to fight the Nazis
in World War II.
Trains took GI’s from this location to
ships that brought them to Europe.
They . . . — — Map (db m112062) WM
has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.
U.S. . . . — — Map (db m7289) HM
This house served as General Washington’s headquarters during Major John André’s trial and in 1783, when Sir Guy Carleton visited to plan the evacuation of New York City. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — — Map (db m8710) HM
It has been documented that the earliest settlers of the Tappan Patent owned slaves; indeed, Daniel DeClark owned two slaves when he lived on this site. These grave stones are attributed to a cemetery on farm land, once owned by the Mann family, . . . — — Map (db m7894) HM
Here in 1950 a group of WWII G.I. Bill student-veterans from Shanks Village planned and built a community of homes cooperatively on McGillicuddy’s farmland. Houses and road were sited to preserve the natural environs. Low on funds, each family . . . — — Map (db m52951) HM
Flags Dedicated In Honor Of
Lt. Col. Joseph E. Raso USA · Coneo DeMaio USN · Emmet C. Maines USA · Lt. Herbert J. Block USN · Signe A. Block · George D. Garrecht III USN · Charles E. Hauser USN · Edward C. Hauser Jr. USN · James P. . . . — — Map (db m111975) WM
This is the Bottom or Grinding Stone from a grist mill in nearby Ramapo, Rockland County, New York.
Two rotating wheels, turned by water power, ground corn and wheat kernels into flour. — — Map (db m7446) HM
Used as a military hospital and prison during the Revolution. The trials of Major John Andre as a spy, and of Joshua Heit Smith for treason, were held here in 1780. — — Map (db m7375) HM
Founder and First Minister
The Reformed Protestant
First Settled Reformed Minister
In New Jersey,
Serving at Hackensack and Passaic
1694 – 1724
He . . . — — Map (db m112014) HM
The Weeping Willow Tree you see is a shoot from what was recorded as the largest Weeping Willow Tree in the entire United States. The original tree was toppled by a storm on July 13, 1987.
Legend has it that the original tree was planted at . . . — — Map (db m7443) HM
In memory of the
343 NYC Firefighters,
37 Port Authority and
23 NYC Police officers
who gave their lives
in the line of duty on
September 11, 2001.
Dennis P. McHugh
our country’s veterans. . . . — — Map (db m112061) HM
Tappan World War II Memorial
In lasting tribute to those who made
The supreme sacrifice
Kenneth R. Johnson · John R. Klein · Russell McGuire · Robert Ortiz · Homer R. Stoughton, Jr.
In Honor Of Those Who Served
Lowery J. Able · . . . — — Map (db m111978) WM
Dedicated to the American people as a shrine of Patriotism, an altar of Citizenship and a Memorial to George Washington, a great Mason, a great American. May 1, 1932.
M.W.Charles H. Johnson
Grand Master of Masons
State of New York — — Map (db m7317) HM
A log structure, with whipping posts and stocks, was erected on this Tappan green C. 1691. Here justice was administered to all of Orange County, which then included present Rockland. A more permanent courthouse and "gaol," built in 1739, was . . . — — Map (db m8542) HM
Site of the signing of the Orangetown Resolutions 1774 and the incarceration of British Spy Major John Andre 1780 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Restored in 1987 by . . . — — Map (db m52950) HM
It Began with a Boom Just over a century ago, more than a thousand cubic yards of the Palisades Cliffs were being blasted away every day for a growing New York in need of roads and foundations. The constant explosions could be felt and heard . . . — — Map (db m53741) HM
This House was occupied by General George Washington as Army Headquarters on four occasions during the Revolutionary War.
Here the General in 1780, after reviewing the evidence in the case of Major John Andre, Adjunct General of the . . . — — Map (db m165954) HM
Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the meetings between General George Washington and General Sir Guy Carleton at Tappan and aboard H.M.S. Perseverance. Jointly by the Historical Society of Rockland County and Tappantown Historical Society. . . . — — Map (db m7291) HM
This is a Reproduction of the Personal Flag used by General George Washington, the Commander-In-Chief during the Revolutionary War.
Presented by R.W. Ronald J. Steiner, Chairman, George Washington Masonic Historic Site Committee, In memory of . . . — — Map (db m7442) HM