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American Redoubt

 
 
American Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
1. American Redoubt Marker
Inscription.
American
Redoubt
1776

Washington
Chapter
DAR
1910

 
Erected 1910 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Washington Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 51.065′ N, 73° 56.669′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from Riverside Drive, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Fort Washington Park, on a hill in the woods on the left side of walkway, just after the railroad tracks. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Story of a Lighthouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Light Still Shines (about 700 feet away); The Little Red Lighthouse (about 700 feet away); Plaza Lafayette (about 800 feet away); Highest Point on Manhattan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Magaw Defended this Position (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Hilltop Park (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
American Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
2. American Redoubt Marker
 The Battle of Fort Washington, November 16, 1776 at Fort Washington, New York. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on April 10, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Fort Washington Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
3. Marker in Fort Washington Park
The marker represents the western end of the fortification that included Fort Washington. The fort fell on November 16, 1776, and the British occupied Manhattan for the remainder of the Revolutionary War.
American Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
4. American Redoubt Marker
The marker is located in the woods in Fort Washington Park. No trail leads to the marker. The park can be reached from Riverside Drive near 181st Street via a footbridge over the Henry Hudson Parkway.
American Redoubt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 9, 2011
5. American Redoubt Marker
Marker is located on a hill overlooking the Hudson River. The George Washington Bridge can be seen in the background of the photo, behind the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then and 9 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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