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Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

MacDonough Monument

 
 
MacDonough Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
1. MacDonough Monument Marker
Inscription.  MacDonough Monument Erected to commemorate the victory of Commodore MacDonough The Battle of Plattsburgh
 
Erected 1964 by N.Y. - VT. Interstate Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 44° 41.936′ N, 73° 27.075′ W. Marker is in Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on Hamiliton Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Macdonough Monument - 1926 (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Macdonough Memorial Monument (a few steps from this marker); Heart of a Thriving Community (a few steps from this marker); City Hall - 1917 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ark (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Square - 1803 (within shouting distance of this marker); Loyal L. Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
More about this monument. Marker attached:
#18
Battle of Plattsburgh
Historic Trail
 
Also see . . .
MacDonough Monument image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
2. MacDonough Monument
 Thomas MacDonough - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 31, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
MacDonough Monument 's Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
3. MacDonough Monument 's Plaque
This monument erected in 1926 and overlooking Plattsburgh Bay, commemorates the victory of Commodore Thomas MacDonough in the Battle of Plattsburgh, September 11, 1814 in this concluding naval engagement of the War of 1812. This plaque mounted by the Battle of Plattsburgh Day Commission was unveiled September 11, 1964 upon the 150th anniversary of the battle.
MacDonough Monument's Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
4. MacDonough Monument's Inscription
Erected to commemorate
the victory of
Commodore MacDonough
The Battle of Plattsburgh
September 11th 1814
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on October 7, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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