Egremont in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
General 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
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This monument is dedicated to the
thousands of innocent and brave
men, women and children
killed by terrorist attacks
in New York City, Washington D.C.
on September 11, 2001.
They died for our country
and our freedom.
We shall not forget.
Dedicated on September 11, 2002
North Egremont, Massachusetts
Erected 1927 by Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (Marker Number MA-2.)
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, and the General Henry Knox Trail series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1775.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Egremont MA 01252, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grass Roots Democracy (approx. 2.6 miles away); Boulder Dedicated to the Legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois (approx. 2.6 miles away); A Contribution that No Other Race Can Make (approx. 2.6 miles away); I Have A Sentimental Desire to Keep this Place (approx. 2.7 miles away); A Tireless Explorer of Social Truths (approx. 2.7 miles away); Democracy and Human Rights (approx. 2.7 miles away); The House of the Black Burghardts (approx. 2.7 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away in New York).
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 November 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,740 times since then and 40 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week February 7, 2010. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.