At the old Verplanck mansion in Fishkill Landing the Society of the Cincinnati was organized in 1783.
In the township are also the villages of Matteawan, Fishkill and Glenham.
FISHKILL LANDING, or Fishkill-On-The-Hudson, a village of Fishkill township, Dutchess county, New York, U.S.A., about 58 m.
The township of Fishkill was, like Newburgh, an important military post during the War of Independence, and was a supply depot for the northern Continental Army.
The village of Fishkill Landing was incorporated in 1864.
Among the manufactures of Fishkill Landing are rubber-goods, engines (Corliss) and other machinery, hats, silks, woollens, and brick and tile.
On Fishkill Creek is the village of Fishkill (incorporated in 1 899), pop. (1905) 579.
Pop. (1890) 3617; (1900) 3673, of whom 5 4 0 were foreign-born; (1905, state census) 3939, of Fishkill township (1890) 11,840; (1goo) 13,016; (1905; state census) 13,183.