Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
at the Narrows was used as the
staging ground for the massive
British invasion of Brooklyn
in August 1776.
Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Erected by State of New York.
Location. 40° 36.299′ N, 74° 3.337′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is on Hudson Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in the Fort Wadsworth Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Defending New York Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Tompkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Weed (within shouting distance of this marker); Verrazano – Narrows Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery Duane (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dry Moat and Counterscarp (about 300 feet away); Historic Fort Wadsworth (about 400 feet away); Fort Wadsworth / (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Staten Island.
More about this marker. The marker features a map of
Also see . . . Fort Wadsworth. Staten Island USA website. (Submitted on August 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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