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Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Fighting at Fort Clinton

 
 
First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 17, 2011
1. First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker
Inscription.
Erected June 25 1921
When The British Attacked Forts
Clinton And Montgomery Oct. 6 1777
The First Fighting Occurred Over
The Outworks Located At This Point
Gen. Geo. Clinton Commanded the American Forces
Sir Henry Clinton Commanded the British Forces

 
Erected 1921.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
 
Location. 41° 18.876′ N, 73° 59.363′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seven Lakes Drive and South Entrance Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located next to the Pavillion near the Bear Mountain Inn and Hessian Lake. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fighting at Hessian Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Palisades Interstate Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walt Whitman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Campsite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Appalachian Trail
First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 17, 2011
2. First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Orange County (approx. mile away); Bear Mt. Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anthonys Nose (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bear Mountain.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort's Montgomery and Clinton. (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The Battle of Fort's Montgomery and Clinton. The American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in Bear Mountain State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2011
3. Marker in Bear Mountain State Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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