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Fort Montgomery in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Concord Minute Man of 1776

By Daniel Chester French

 
 
The Concord Minute Man of 1776 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2010
1. The Concord Minute Man of 1776 Marker
Inscription.  
Donated by
Ben and Marie Birillo
on the occasion of
the 125th charter
anniversary of
the town of Highlands
August 17, 1997

 
Erected 1997.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1997.
 
Location. 41° 20.088′ N, 73° 59.078′ W. Marker is in Fort Montgomery, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the shore of Garrison Pond. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Montgomery NY 10922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garrison Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Brown Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Montgomery (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle Around the Redoubts (approx. 0.6 miles away); North Redoubt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Barracks (approx. 0.6 miles away); Round Hill Redoubt (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Escape (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Montgomery.
 
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Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See the original Concord Minute Man monument.
 
Also see . . .  The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on April 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Concord Minute Man Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2010
2. Concord Minute Man Marker
The Battle of Concord took place on April 19, 1775. The plaque incorrectly identifies the year as 1776.
Marker at Garrison Pond image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2010
3. Marker at Garrison Pond
Garrison Pond can be seen in this photo, behind the Concord Minute Man monument.
Closeup of the Concord Minute Man image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2010
4. Closeup of the Concord Minute Man
The correct title of "The Concord Minuteman of 1775" can be seen in this photo at the base of the statue.
Minute Man of 1775 Statue in Concord image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 17, 2009
5. Minute Man of 1775 Statue in Concord
The statue on the marker is based on this statue, located near the North Bridge in Concord, Mass.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 17, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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