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Mary Lindley Murray

  • Description: Tablet on boulder
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 2' W: 2'9"
  • Dedicated: November 15, 1903
  • Donor: Knickerbocker Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Inscription: IN HONOR OF / MARY LINDLEY MURRAY / WIFE OF ROBERT MURRAY / FOR
    SERVICES RENDERED HER COUNTRY / DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION/
    ENTERTAINING AT HER HOME ON THIS SITE / GEN. HOWE AND HIS
    OFFICERS, UNTIL THE / AMERICAN TROOPS UNDER GEN. PUTNAM ESCAPED/
    SEPTEMBER 15, 1776. NOVEMBER 25, 1903
    ERECTED BY / KNICKERBOCKER CHAPTER, NEW YORK CITY / DAUGHTERS OF
    THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION/

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