Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The West Redoubt of Fort Clinton
1776 – 1777
by a greatly outnumbered
Brigadier General James Clinton
Captured by British Oct. 6, 1777
Destroyed Oct. 26, 1777
Manhattan Chapter D.A.R.
- 1940 -
Erected 1940 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Manhattan Chater.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 41° 19.16′ N, 73° 59.376′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 9 W when traveling north. Marker is located on a walking trail through the zoo at Bear Mountain State Park. 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. The British Attempt to Divide the Colonies during the War of Independence (a few steps from this marker); Outer Redoubt of Fort Clinton (a few steps from this marker); Fort Clinton’s Outer Redoubt (a few steps from this marker); Appalachian Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Appalachian Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Historic 1777 & 1779 Trails (about 300 feet away); Fort Clinton (about 400 feet away); Bear Mountain Bridge (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
Also see . . . The Battle of Fort's (sic) Montgomery and Clinton. The American Revolutionary War website entry (Submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 626 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 8. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.