60 Park Ave
White Plains, NY 10603
The Battle of White Plains was the last defeat General Washington suffered before he was forced out of the Colony of New York entirely. After narrowly escaping capture from the British, he retreated farther into Pennsylvania, from which he carried out his famous Crossing of the Delaware on Christmas Day and catching the Hessian soldiers off guard at Trenton.
The White Plains Historical Society, located in the historical Jacob Purdy House, which is an epicenter of local efforts at preserving the historical sites and monuments surrounding the battle. The society has also creating a list of names of every soldier that may have fought at the Battle.