Fort Montgomery in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Valiantly defended by the 5th New York, Lamb’s Artillery and local militia under Gen. George Clinton against heavy British-led forces October 6, 1777.
Erected by Fort Montgomery Battle Site Assn. - Daughters of the U.S. Navy.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Trails - Revolutionary War series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 6, 1777.
Location. 41° 19.568′ N, 73° 59.272′ W. Marker is in Fort Montgomery, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on U.S. 9W, on the right when traveling north. 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. North Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle Around the Redoubts (within shouting distance of this marker); Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Enlisted Men’s & Officers’ Barracks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Soldiers’ Necessary Guard House (about 500 feet away); Round Hill Redoubt (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Round Hill Redoubt (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Montgomery.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This series of markers follow the walking tour of the Fort Montgomery Battlefield.
Also see . . . The Battle of Fort's (sic) Montgomery and Clinton. My American Revolutionary War website entry (Submitted on April 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,564 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 13, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6, 7. submitted on October 13, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.