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Stony Point Battlefield

Stony Point, New York
County of Rockland.
North of Stony Point on U.S. 9W and 202
National Register Number: 66000567
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Defense - battle site. The threat level was Watch in
Congressional District: NY-19 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: State Historic Site.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 20, 1961):
On July 15, 1779, the Patriot victory at Stony Point, under Gen. "Mad Anthony" Wayne, insured General Washington's control of the Hudson River and West Point.

Property adjacent to the site may be developed in the near future. This would negatively impact the viewshed and cause a loss of integrity. The land, which has always been in private ownership, was part of the battlefield.

Recommendation/Change since last report:
A boundary study would determine the percentage of land owned by the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site.

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