New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Main Line of Defences
Erected 1901 by Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1776.
Location. 40° 49.898′ N, 73° 56.815′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 153rd Street, on the left when traveling north on Broadway. Marker is at the northwest corner Broadway and 153rd Street, on the wall of Trinity Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Church of the Intercession (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oliver Evans (about 500 feet away); Audubon Terrace Historic DistrictMiddle Redoubt of the American Army 1776 (about 700 feet away); Stephen H. Tyng Jr (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of Our Lady of Esperanza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Audubon Park Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Line of Defence (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
More about this marker. The bottom of the marker contains a relief of a Revolutionary War cannon.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort Washington, November 16, 1776 at Fort Washington, New York. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Battle for Fort Washington. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
3. The Battle of Fort Washington. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,181 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.