Pieces of the Past
Artifacts, Documents, and Primary Sources
from Letchworth Park History

"Parade Ground Monument
to the 1st New York Dragoons"

In the 1930's a plaque was dedicated on the Parade Grounds of Letchworth Park. It marks the spot where Camp Williams stood. This Civil War camp was where both the 1st New York Dragoons and later the 136th Infantry trained.

For more information see the Glimpse of the Dragoon Monument and The Story of Camp Portage



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