Framingham in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Gen. Henry Knox Trail
General Henry Knox
in the winter of
1775 – 1776
to deliver to
General George Washington
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga used
to force the British Army
to evacuate Boston.
Erected by the Commonwealth
of Massachusetts 1927
Erected 1927 by Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (Marker Number MA-21.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the General Henry Knox Trail series list.
Location. 42° 18.039′ N, 71° 26.081′ W. Marker is in Framingham, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Edgell Road (Massachusetts Route 30) and Worcester Road (Massachusetts Route 9), on the right when traveling south on Edgell Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Framingham MA 01702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Soldiers' Lot (approx. half a mile away); Site of Eames Massacre Pike Haven Homestead (approx. one mile away); Knox Trail (approx. 3.3 miles away); Corporal Harold E. Fay (approx. 3.7 miles away); Washington at the Wayside Inn (approx. 4.3 miles away); Hop Brook Mill (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sudbury Fight (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Framingham.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a bas relief bronze plaque depicting Gen. Knox overseeing a train of ox-drawn sleds.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the route used by Knox to transfer cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass.
Also see . . . Major General Henry Knox. Knox biography from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on April 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,956 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.