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Crown Point in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Crown Point

State Historic Site

 
 
Crown Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 1, 2018
1. Crown Point Marker
Inscription.  
On May 11, 1775 American
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 in 2017 by:
Daughters of the American Revolution
Friends of crown point
Parks and Trails new York
Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area

 
Erected 2017 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the General Henry Knox Trail series list.
 
Location. 44° 1.783′ N, 73° 25.65′ W. Marker is in Crown Point, New York, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Road (New York State Route 185) and Adirondack Park Road, on the left when traveling east on Bridge Road. Located to the museum in Crown Point
Crown Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 1, 2018
2. Crown Point Marker
State Historic Site. Just before the bridge over Lake Champlain. 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. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (a few steps from this marker); Crown Point: Military Focus (a few steps from this marker); The French at Crown Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome 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 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crown Point.
 
Crown Point State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 1, 2018
3. Crown Point State Historic Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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