The War for American Independence

The War for American Independence (HMG7T)

Location: Harrison, NY 10604 Westchester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 2.897', W 73° 44.507'

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The War for American Independence
From October 28, 1776 until the British withdrawal on November 4, 1776 the Continental Army commanded by General George Washington engaged and held off the splendidly appointed British forces of General William Howe. This monument marking the eastern limit of the Patriot defenses during the Battle of White Plains is reverently erected in continuing memory of the valor and courage of our Forefathers, who untrained and ill equipped, remained steadfast until the enemy retired. The high ground to the south of this spot was occupied by the New York Regiment of Colonel William Malcolm. The hill to the north was occupied by the regiments under Major General William Heath. On October 28, and again on November 1, attempted enemy attacks upon these positions were turned back.
HM NumberHMG7T
Year Placed1962
Placed ByThe Battle of White Plains Monument Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 6:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 605741 N 4544879
Decimal Degrees41.04828333, -73.74178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 2.897', W 73° 44.507'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 2' 53.82" N, 73° 44' 30.42" W
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Area Code(s)914, 203, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 235-247 Lake St E, Harrison NY 10604, US
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