Continental Village, 1776, Putnam County, Continental Village.
A Continental Army community to house 1,500 troops North of Peekskill. Protected
by Fort Independence and Fort
Lookout. Peekskill stores destroyed prior to Patriot's
retreat 21 March 1777, after the capture of Forts
Clinton and Montgomery 9 October, the British
attacked the Village which had been abandoned and subsequently destroyed it.
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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military
February 18, 2006