Hudson Heights in Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Highest Point on Manhattan
above sea level
USC & GS datum
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Notable Places.
Location. 40° 51.175′ N, 73° 56.297′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Hudson Heights. Marker can be reached from Pinehurst Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in Bennett Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Magaw Defended this Position (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plaza Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Redoubt (approx. 0.3 miles away); United Palace (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Light Still Shines (approx. half a mile away); The Story of a Lighthouse (approx. half a mile away); The Little Red Lighthouse (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . .
The Battle of Fort Washington, November 16, 1776 at Fort Washington, New York. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Bennett Park / Highest Natural Point in Manhattan. Official NYC Parks description (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,515 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.