New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hudson Fulton Celebration Commission
On this hill top stood
the northern out work of
Its gallant defence against
The Hessian Troops
The Maryland and Virginia
16 November 1776
was shared by
the first American woman
to take a soldier’s part
in the War for Liberty
Erected under the auspices of
the American Scenic and Histoic
through the generosity of
C. K. G. Billings
Erected by American Scenic and Histoic Preservation Society.
Location. 40° 51.706′ N, 73° 55.965′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Margaret Corbin Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Fort Tryon Park, just past the New Leaf Café. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Tryon Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Margaret Cochran Corbin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel William Baxter (approx. half a mile away); Dyckman Farmhouse Museum The Hessian Military Hut (approx. 0.7 miles away); Highest Point on Manhattan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 0.7 miles away); Robert Magaw Defended this Position (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort Washington, November 16, 1776 at Fort Washington, New York. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on April 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Battle for Fort Washington. (Submitted on April 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. The Battle of Fort Washington. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on April 9, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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