Battle - Whitney Park | City of White Plains Westchester County New York
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Battle - Whitney Park


City of White Plains

Westchester County


Battle - Whitney Park

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Battle-Whitney Park is located at 136 Hartsdale Avenue (Battle Avenue and Lincoln Avenue) White Plains, NY 10606, Westchester County.

Battle-Whitney Park is a historical landmark in White Plains. This park commemorates the Battle of White Plains and the historic event that occurred on this site on October 28, 1776.

    Signage at Site
    Interpretive sign in Battle-Whitney Park, atop Chatterton Hill, recounts the battle.

    "Following their occupation of Manhattan Island, British forces under General William Howe chased George Washington’s retreating Continental Army into Westchester County. Washington’s troops amassed atop Chatterton Hill and other heights near White Plains, where the British and their Hessian auxiliaries attacked them on October 28, 1776. Although Howe was credited with a victory because Washington eventually withdrew, he allowed the Americans to retreat into New Jersey."

Learn more about the history of the Battle of White Plains in Westchester County.

Learn more about the history of the Battle atop Chatterton Hill, White Plains

Also, read a detailed account of The Battle of White Plains written in the late 19th century.

Things To Do in Battle-Whitney Park
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Location: White Plains

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