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Greenwich in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Washington

 
 
Gen. Washington Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Gen. Washington Marker
Inscription.
In the summer of 1783,
General George Washington
was in the township of
Greenwich, while on a tour
of northern battlefields.

 
Erected 1999 by Washington County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 8.627′ N, 73° 34.908′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on U.S. 4, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwich NY 12834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Miller (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Duer House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Judge William Duer (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stark’s Knob (approx. 1.8 miles away); General Stark (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Markers in Greenwich Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Markers in Greenwich
The marker is seen here next to the Old Champlain Canal, located at the rail fence in the photo.
Old Champlain Canal Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Old Champlain Canal
The marker is located next to Lock 12 of the Old Champlain Canal. This photo was taken just east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 62 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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