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

Knox Trail

 
 
Knox Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. Knox Trail Marker
The Henry Knox Cannon Trail follows the route that Henry Knox used to transport 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point to Cambridge, Mass in the winter of 1775-76.
Inscription.
Fort
Ticonderoga, N.Y.
to
Cambridge, Mass.

 
Erected 1927 by Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (Marker Number MA-22.)
 
Location. 42° 20.349′ N, 71° 23.718′ W. Marker is in Wayland, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Stonebridge Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in Wayland where the old road crosses the Sudbury River, at site of the old bridge north of the modern bridge on Stonebridge Road. Marker is in this post office area: Wayland MA 01778, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Goodnow Garrison House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sudbury (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hop Brook Mill (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sudbury Fight (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2 miles away); First Town Center (approx. 2.5 miles away); Pike Haven Homestead (approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wayland.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the route used by Knox to transfer cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to
Knox Trail Marker in Wayland image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Knox Trail Marker in Wayland
Cambridge, Mass.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Knox Trail – History. (Submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Major General Henry Knox. Knox biography from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Sudbury River image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Marker at the Sudbury River
This marker is different from the other Knox Trail markers in Massachusetts, although it is made from the same type of stone.
Marker at the Old Stone Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
4. Marker at the Old Stone Bridge
This site preserves the old stone bridge that was the original point where Knox and the train of artillery crossed the Sudbury River in the winter of 1775-76.
Noble Train of Artillery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
5. Noble Train of Artillery
This painting of Knox transporting the cannons is on display at Fort Ticonderoga. It was painted by Tom Lovell.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,132 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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