Treason House

Treason House (HMSOF)

Location: Stony Point, NY 10980 Rockland County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 13.072', W 73° 59.188'

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At Joshua Hett Smith's home here, Sept. 22, 1780 Benedict Arnold betrayed the plans of West Point to British spy Maj. Andre.
Historical Soc. Rockland County
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historical Society of Rockland County series
Year Placed1966
Placed ByHistorical Society of Rockland County
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 12:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584959 N 4563437
Decimal Degrees41.21786667, -73.98646667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 13.072', W 73° 59.188'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 13' 4.32" N, 73° 59' 11.28" W
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Area Code(s)845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 149 S Liberty Dr, Stony Point NY 10980, US
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According to Saul Stember, author of The Bicentennial Guide to the American Revolution, Volume one The War in the North, Joshua Smith’s house was at the top of the hill how occupied by the Helen Hayes Hospital, in West Haverstraw, NY 10993. According to Wikipedia, it was torn down to accommodate an expansion the hospital wanted to do. I could find no marker there; nor at the coordinates on your website, which are well beyond the hospital, ENE on 202. The hospital cost to accommodate history, and mark the precise location of the house. It is of great interest to people such as myself, who like to relive history through the locations of it events. Treason House was the location of a particularly momentous event, the results of which could have resulted in the collapse of the American effort.

Jun 4, 2019 at 9:53am PDT by henryhpe

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