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Cambridge in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

These Cannon Were Abandoned

 
 
These Cannon Were Abandoned Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. These Cannon Were Abandoned Marker
Inscription.
These cannon
were abandoned
at
Fort Independence
(Castle William)
by the
British forces
when they evacuated
the
City of Boston
March 17, 1776

 
Location. 42° 22.581′ N, 71° 7.279′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Garden Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the Cambridge Common. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MA 02138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s General Orders (here, next to this marker); Gen. Casimir Pulaski (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko (a few steps from this marker); Washington First Took Command (a few steps from this marker); Old Charlestown – Watertown Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Way to Charlestown (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on the Cambridge Common image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Marker on the Cambridge Common
Cambridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Cambridge Marker
The marker can be seen here between the center and right cannon.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 135 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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