Plate

Object Number: 
2002.1.3649
Date: 
1959
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
3/4 x 10 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A cream colored ceramic commemorative plate with a green glazed central image of a three masted square rigged sailing ship with the caption "Half-Moon/ 1609-1959/ Rockland County Anniversary Celebration/ 350th Hudson- Champlain Celebration". Encircling this image are a series of representations of historical sites in Rockland County New York, also in green, including "Stony Point Battlefield"; "The 76 House, Tappan"; Legendary Indian Site/ Spook Rock Ramapo"; "General Greene's Headquarters/ Palisades"; the site of Major Andre's and Benedict Arnold's first meeting; "The DeWindt Manor" one of Washington's headquarters; "Historic Ramapo Pass/ Near Suffern"; Site believed to be Major Andre's place of execution; "Historic Sneden's Landing/ Palisades"; "Site of the Original Dutch Reformed Church/ Founded 1694 Tappan". The reverse has a paragraph explaining Rockland County's historical importance, particularly during the American Revolution.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group