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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Robert E. Lee

 
 
General Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2017
1. General Robert E. Lee Marker
Inscription.  Then Captain, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A. resided on this site 1841-1846 Presented by New York Division United Daughters of the Confederacy
 
Erected by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 40° 36.633′ N, 74° 1.906′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Lee Avenue. The marker is on the grounds of the Fort Hamilton Army Base. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 12-Inch Naval Gun, Mark V, Model 8 (here, next to this marker); 12-Pounder “Napoleons”, Model of 1857 (Reproductions) (a few steps from this marker); M1857 12 Pounder Napoleon (within shouting distance of this marker); 13-inch Seacoast Mortar, Pattern 1861 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Robert E. Lee image. Click for full size.
By from History Net, Unknown
2. Robert E. Lee
As Superintendent of West Point.
line); On July 4, 1776 (about 400 feet away); Spanish 24-Pounder (about 500 feet away); Fort Hamilton (about 500 feet away); Fort Hamilton Officers’ Club (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .  Robert E. Lee. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 102 times this year. Last updated on August 30, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on June 20, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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