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Greenwich in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Washington

 
 
Gen. Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Gen. Washington Marker
Inscription.  
In the summer of 1783,
General George Washington
was in the township of
Greenwich, while on a tour
of northern battlefields.

 
Erected 1999 by Washington County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1783.
 
Location. 43° 8.627′ N, 73° 34.908′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on U.S. 4, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwich NY 12834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Miller (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Duer House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Captain Martin John Burke (approx. 1.4 miles away); Northumberland: A Thriving Canal Community
Markers in Greenwich image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Markers in Greenwich
The marker is seen here next to the Old Champlain Canal, located at the rail fence in the photo.
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Fort Miller (approx. 1.6 miles away); Judge William Duer (approx. 1.6 miles away).
 
Old Champlain Canal image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Old Champlain Canal
The marker is located next to Lock 12 of the Old Champlain Canal. This photo was taken just east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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