Constitution Island in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Great Chain
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
Location. 41° 24.058′ N, 73° 57.08′ W. Marker is in Constitution Island, New York, in Orange County. Marker is located on Constitution Island, near the boat dock. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fortress West Point (here, next to this marker); Revolutionary War Constitution Island (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Great Chain (within shouting distance of this marker); Anna B. Warner Memorial Garden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marine Battery (about 400 feet away); Hill Cliff Battery (about 400 feet away); The Warner House (about 400 feet away); Fort Constitution Area (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Constitution Island.
More about this marker. Three links from the Great Chain are found next to the marker.
Regarding The Great Chain. The three links are replica's of the historic chain. They were placed next to the marker to give visitors a sense of what the
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See the site where the Great Chain was anchored on the west side of the Hudson River, at West Point.
Also see . . . The Revolutionary War on Constitution Island. The Constitution Island Association website. (Submitted on September 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on March 11, 2019, by Robert Wong of Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6. submitted on August 26, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 7, 8. submitted on September 24, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.