Walking in the Footsteps of History

Photo-report of Leg 2: NY and NJ

On this leg Lee followed the W3R from Bedford NY to Trenton NJ, with his family driving the support car. A broad yellow line traces his route on the map above.

Thursday, July 15

Burial marker for Continental soldiers at Young's Corner, near White Plains NY

House in Greenville NY (outside of Greenburgh) where Rochambeau may have stayed.

Crossing the Croton Reservoir near Mt Kisco

The Davenport House, outside of the town of Yorktown NY, is the only surviving house
in Westchester County NY held continuously by the Continental troops.
This is where Col. Christopher Greene died. He was the cousin
of Gen. Nathanael Greene and the hero of the battle of Fort Mercer.

Rochambeau Park marker in Yorktown NY

Grave marker for six French soldiers in Cortlandt, NY

Friday, July 16

Entrance to Stony Point State Park

The Anderson family's support van in the parking lot of the Suffern NY city hall,
which was the location of the French camps in 1781.

Marker at Suffern's Tavern (Rockland Co NY)
In the evening Lee spoke to a large audience of people from NY and NJ.

Saturday, July 17

no report

Sunday, July 18

no report

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