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Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Henry Knox Trail

 
 
Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
1. Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker
The Henry Knox Cannon Trail follows the route that Henry Knox used to transport 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point to Cambridge, Mass in the winter of 1775-76.
Inscription.
Through this place passed
Gen. Henry Knox
in the winter of 1775-1776
to deliver to
Gen. George Washington
at Cambridge
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga
used to force the British
Army to evacuate Boston

Erected by
The State of New York
during the sesquicentennial
of the American Revolution

 
Erected 1926 by State of New York. (Marker Number NY-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the General Henry Knox Trail marker series.
 
Location. 43° 50.999′ N, 73° 24.854′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Montcalm Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Carillon Park. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carillon Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Original Carillon Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Carillon Park (a few steps from this marker); Grand Carry Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano (approx.
Knox Cannon Trail Marker in Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
2. Knox Cannon Trail Marker in Ticonderoga
This marker is one of 56 markers that were placed along the route followed by Henry Knox's train of artillery.
0.4 miles away); Men of Ticonderoga (approx. half a mile away); Lord Howe’s Grave (approx. 0.6 miles away); Artillery Park (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a relief scene of Gen. Knox overseeing several teams of oxen dragging the artillery pieces. The left of the marker contains a map tracing the route taken from Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass. Indicated along the route are the New York towns of Ft. George, Ft. Edward, Saratoga, Half Moon, Albany, Kinderhook, Claverack and Nobletown.
 
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 August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Knox Trail - Heritage Tour Guide. The Hudson River Valley Institute. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Major General Henry Knox
Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
3. Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker
This is one of several markers located in Carillon Park near the LaChute River.
. Knox biography from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Noble Train of Artillery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
4. Noble Train of Artillery
This painting of Knox transporting the cannons is on display at Fort Ticonderoga. It was painted by Tom Lovell.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,399 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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