Crown Point in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen. Henry Knox Trail
forces took possession of
Crown Point and 111
cannon of which 29, along
with 30 from Fort
Ticonderoga, made up the
Noble Train of Artillery that
Henry Knox delivered to
Gen. George Washington to
force the British out of Boston.
Erected 2017 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Friends of Crown Point. (Marker Number NY-0.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the General Henry Knox Trail series list.
Location. 44° 1.782′ N, 73° 25.657′ W. Marker is in Crown Point, New York, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Grandview Drive, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in front of the museum at Crown Point State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crown Point NY 12928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crown Point (a few steps from this marker); Crown Point: Military Focus (a few steps from this marker); The French at Crown PointWelcome To Crown Point State Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome To The Lake Champlain Bridge Heritage Area (within shouting distance of this marker); Selecting a Bridge Location (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort St. Frédéric (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eastern Terminus (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crown Point.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a relief scene of Continental soldiers loading several teams of oxen with 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 Crown Point and Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass.
Also see . . .
1. Henry Knox Trail. (Submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Biography of General Henry Knox. (Submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on November 14, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.