Washington's Encampment

Washington's Encampment (HM113U)

Location: West Nyack, NY 10994 Rockland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 6.228', W 73° 58.333'

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This property on lot 13 in the 1727 division of the Kakiat Patent was part of the DeClark farm from which the name Clarkstown originated.

In August 1780 General Washington and his troops encamped here on an ancient Indian village site. In 1880 the first train of the fledgling New York & Albany Railroad crossed the farm land below where a station platform was built.
HM NumberHM113U
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historical Society of Rockland County series
Placed ByHistorical Society of Rockland County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 12:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586303 N 4550788
Decimal Degrees41.10380000, -73.97221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.228', W 73° 58.333'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 13.68" N, 73° 58' 19.98" W
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Area Code(s)917, 845, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 134 Strawtown Rd, West Nyack NY 10994, US
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