The Great Barbecue

The Great Barbecue (HMG9U)

Location: Pawling, NY 12564 Dutchess County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 33.254', W 73° 35.629'

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A section of the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War was stationed on the western slopes of Quaker Hill from September 16, to November 28, 1778.

The Great Barbecue
Occurred on the hillside across this road.

October 17, 1778
It commemorated the first anniversary of the surrender of the British under Gen. Burgoyne to the Americans at Saratoga, New York.

General George Washington
Led the parade from his headquarters at the John Kane house. Among the officers present were Major Generals Gates, Greene, McDougall, Baron Steuben, Baron DeKalb, Brigadier Generals Nixon, Parsons, Smallwood, Knox, Hand, Patterson, and Wayne. Sky rockets and cannon were discharged in honor of the celebration.
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HM NumberHMG9U
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Year Placed1971
Placed ByHistorical Society of Quaker Hill and Vicinity
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 617267 N 4601239
Decimal Degrees41.55423333, -73.59381667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.254', W 73° 35.629'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 15.24" N, 73° 35' 37.74" W
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Area Code(s)914, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 146 E Main St, Pawling NY 12564, US
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