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Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Fighting at Fort Clinton

 
 
First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 17, 2011
1. First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker
Inscription.  
Erected June 25 1921
When The British Attacked Forts
Clinton And Montgomery Oct. 6 1777
The First Fighting Occurred Over
The Outworks Located At This Point
Gen. Geo. Clinton Commanded the American Forces
Sir Henry Clinton Commanded the British Forces

 
Erected 1921.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 25, 1856.
 
Location. 41° 18.876′ N, 73° 59.363′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seven Lakes Drive and South Entrance Road, on the left when traveling west. Located next to the Pavillion near the Bear Mountain Inn and Hessian Lake. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fighting at Hessian Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Palisades Interstate Park (about
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700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walt Whitman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Campsite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Preserving a National Landmark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Discover the Appalachian National Scenic Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Appalachian Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Orange County (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort's (sic) Montgomery and Clinton. American Revolutionary War website entry (Submitted on August 17, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. 5th New York Regiment. Reenactor group website homepage (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 
 
First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 17, 2011
2. First Fighting at Fort Clinton Marker
Marker in Bear Mountain State Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, February 16, 2011
3. Marker in Bear Mountain State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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