New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
the site of the S.W. bastion of
in 40° 42' 8" N. latitude
as observed by
Capt. John Montresor and David Rittenhouse
in October 1769
The Corporation of the City of New York
Erected 1817 by Corporation of the City of New York.
Location. 40° 42.141′ N, 74° 0.866′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on State Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is near the southern entrance to Battery Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Ancient Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); New York Unearthed / The Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton (within shouting distance of this marker); Watson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Herman Melville (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Petrus Stuyvesant’s Great House (about 400 feet away); East Coast Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Immigrants (about 600 feet away); The Sphere (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles •
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