Egremont in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
General Henry Knox Trail
General Henry Knox
in the winter of
1775 – 1776
to deliver to
General George Washington
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga used
to force the British Army
to evacuate Boston.
Erected by the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts 1927
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This monument is dedicated to the
thousands of innocent and brave
men, women and children
killed by terrorist attacks
in New York City, Washington D.C.
on September 11, 2001.
They died for our country
and our freedom.
We shall not forget.
Dedicated on September 11, 2002
North Egremont, Massachusetts
Erected 1927 by Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (Marker Number MA-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the General Henry Knox Trail marker series.
Location. 42° 11.89′ N, 73° 26.295′ W. Marker is in Egremont, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Egremont Plain Road (Massachusetts Route 71) and Prospect Lake Road, on the right when traveling south on Egremont Plain Road. Click for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away in New York); Great Barrington World War I Monument (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Mahaiwe Theater (approx. 3.8 miles away); Great Barrington Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); You Stand Free Because They Served (approx. 3.9 miles away); First Court House of Berkshire County (approx. 3.9 miles away); William Stanley (approx. 4 miles away); Memorial Street Light (approx. 4 miles away).
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a bas relief bronze plaque depicting Gen. Knox overseeing a train of ox-drawn sleds.
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 Cambridge, Mass.
Also see . . .
1. The Knox Trail - Introduction. New York State Conservation Department. (Submitted on November 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Major General Henry Knox. Knox biography from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on November 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,056 times since then and 107 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 21, 2016.