Continental Army Campsite at Van Cortlandt House

Location

6036 Broadway, Van Cortlandt Park
Bronx, NY 10462

Who?:  American
Units:  Detachments of American forces for the Grand Reconnaissance July 1781
Direction:  New York City
Destination:  British defensive positions around New York City
Date:  July 21-23, 1781
Public Access:  Yes
Phone Number:  718-543-3344

General Washington may have spent the night here while his troops were camped in Van Cortlandt Park on July 22, 1781.

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