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Highland in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Clinton

 
 
Fort Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
1. Fort Clinton Marker
Inscription.
Oct. 6, 1777, Orange County
Militia defended this
post, stormed by British,
on futile expedition to
aid Burgoyne at Saratoga.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 41° 19.212′ N, 73° 59.342′ W. Marker is in Highland, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 6, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is near the toll booths at the Bear Mountain Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Montgomery NY 10922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appalachian Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Appalachian Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Bear Mountain Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bridge Builders (about 300 feet away); Fort Clinton’s Outer Redoubt (about 300 feet away); A Strategic Location (about 300 feet away); The British Attempt to Divide the Colonies during the War of Independence (about 300 feet away); Outer Redoubt of Fort Clinton (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort's Montgomery and Clinton
Fort Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
2. Fort Clinton Marker
. The American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on July 10, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Fort's Montgomery and Clinton. (Submitted on July 10, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker at the Bear Mountain Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
3. Marker at the Bear Mountain Bridge
Bear Mountain Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
4. Bear Mountain Bridge
The Fort Clinton Marker is located to the left of the toll booths on the Bear Mountain Bridge.
Site of Fort Clinton image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2009
5. Site of Fort Clinton
The footbridge in the photo connects the sites of Fort Clinton on the right with Fort Montgomery on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 688 times since then and 17 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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