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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Tappan

 
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Tappan, New York and Vicinity
    Rockland County (253)
    Orange County (474)
    Putnam County (114)
    Westchester County (197)
    Bergen County, New Jersey (397)
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1New York (Rockland County), Tappan — “76 House”
Where Major John Andre, British spy, plotter with Arnold, to deliver West Point, was confined before his execution. — Map (db m7304) HM
2New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Andre Monument
On the hill south is the site of the gallows where Major John Andre, British spy, was hanged, and buried, on Oct. 2, 1780. — Map (db m59755) HM
3New York (Rockland County), Tappan — André Monument
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 m59756) HM
4New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Bear Mountain & Harriman Trails
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
5New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Blauvelt House1835-36
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Occupancy Karl Kirchner 1936 — Map (db m52955) HM
6New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Camp Shanks1942 - 1946
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
7New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Camp ShanksWalkway of American Heroes
Camp Shanks 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 A.D. 1967 To Honor The Camp Shanks Memorial Committee . . . — Map (db m84417) WM
8New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Camp Shanks
★ 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
9New York (Rockland County), Tappan — De Wint House
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
10New York (Rockland County), Tappan — De Wint House
Washington’s Headquarters Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 1780, during the trial of Andre, British spy, plotter with Benedict Arnold. — Map (db m7294) HM
11New York (Rockland County), Tappan — DeWint House
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
12New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Dr. Morris Bartow House1835
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Restored by Edward & Molly Samett 1993 — Map (db m52954) HM
13New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Floris Willemse Krom
In Memoriam Floris Willemse Krom By 1642 — 1706 Member General Assembly Province of NY High Sheriff of Orange County — Map (db m112013) HM
14New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Grave Markers from Slave Burial Grounds
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
15New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Hickory Hill Cooperative
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
16New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Memorial Flags
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
17New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Mill Stone
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
18New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Purple Heart Memorial
Purple Heart Memorial Dedicated To The Brave Men And Women Who Made Great Sacrifices While Serving Our Nation. You Are Our Heroes. Thank You For Your Service. November 2013 — Map (db m112060) WM
19New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Reformed Dutch Church of Tappan
Organized 1694 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
20New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Rev. Guilliam Bertholf
1694     1969 The Reverend Guilliam Bertholf Founder and First Minister of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church Of Tappan, First Settled Reformed Minister In New Jersey, Serving at Hackensack and Passaic 1694 – 1724 He . . . — Map (db m112014) HM
21New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Salix Babylonica - Weeping Willow
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 the . . . — Map (db m7443) HM
22New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Sept. 11 2001 Memorial
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. The Dennis P. McHugh Foundation proudly supports our country’s veterans. . . . — Map (db m112061) HM
23New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Historic District
Tappan Historic District 1686 Tappan Permit Protected by the Town of Orangetown Local Law Est. 1965 Town Board of Orangetown — Map (db m111974) HM
24New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Historic District
Tappan Historic District 1686 Tappan Permit Protected by the Town of Orangetown Local Law Est. 1965 Town Board of Orangetown — Map (db m112015) HM
25New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Historic District
Tappan Historic District 1686 Tappan Permit Protected by the Town of Orangetown Local Law Est. 1965 Town Board of Orangetown — Map (db m112016) HM
26New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Historic District1686
Tappan Patent Protected by the Town of Orangetown local law Est. 1965 — Map (db m124118) HM
27New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Historic District1686
Tappan Patent Protected by the Town of Orangetown Local Law Est. 1965 — Map (db m124368) HM
28New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Korean Veterans Memorial
Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Served Their Country 1950   Korea   1953 American Legion   Tappan Post # 1271 May 31, 1982 — Map (db m111979) WM
29New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Veterans Monument
. . . — Map (db m111977) HM
30New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Served Their Country 1961   Vietnam   1973 American Legion   Tappan Post # 1271 May 31, 1982 — Map (db m111976) WM
31New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan World War I Memorial
“Lest we forget” ♦ ♦ 1917 – 1918 ♦ ♦ Charles Ahrens • Gilbert Bell • Bonnard Blakeney • Gordon Blakeney • Harry Buckland • Joseph Grandell • George Garrecht • Samuel Gifford • Russell Goodyear • Jerome . . . — Map (db m52957) HM
32New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Tappan World War II Memorial
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
33New York (Rockland County), Tappan — The De Wint House
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
34New York (Rockland County), Tappan — The First Courthouse
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
35New York (Rockland County), Tappan — The Manse
Built 1726, Domine Samuel Verbryck lived here during Revolution. He was friend of Washington. He founded Rutgers College, N.J. — Map (db m8639) HM
36New York (Rockland County), Tappan — The Old ‘76 HouseMabie’s Tavern 1752
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
37New York (Rockland County), Tappan — The Palisades Interstate Parkway Scenic Byway Corridor
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
38New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Third Continental Light Dragoons
. . . — Map (db m95511) HM
39New York (Rockland County), Tappan — This House was Occupied by General George Washington
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 m7316) HM
40New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Trial of Andre
The British spy Andre, was found guilty, in the Dutch Church which stood, in 1780, on the side of this edifice. — Map (db m7306) HM
41New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Washington and Carleton Meeting
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
42New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Washington’s Camp
Washington’s Camp On The Ridge West, 1782, The American Army, After Its Return From Yorktown, Encamped Under Generals Washington And Greene Orangetown New York — Map (db m112018) HM WM
43New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Washington’s Flag1775
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
 
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