New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
the site of the S.W. bastion of
in 40° 42' 8" N. latitude
as observed by
Capt. John Montresor and David Rittenhouse
in October 1769
The Corporation of the City of New York
Erected 1817 by Corporation of the City of New York.
Location. 40° 42.242′ N, 74° 0.878′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on State Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker has been moved from its former location to one closer to the Bowling Green control house. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Ancient Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Netherlands Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Netherlands Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sphere (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); Historic Battery Park & Castle Clinton American Merchant Marine (within shouting distance of this marker); George Gustav Heye (within shouting distance of this marker); Native People Of The Western Hemisphere (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . The Battery: Fort George Memorial Tablet. The official Parks Department description of the memorial. (Submitted on December 12, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on June 13, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 10, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.