Bolton Landing in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Gen. Henry Knox
in the winter of 1775-1776
to deliver to
Gen. George Washington
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga
used to force the British
Army to evacuate Boston
The State of New York
during the sesquicentennial
of the American Revolution
Erected 1926 by State of New York. (Marker Number NY-6.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the General Henry Knox Trail series list.
Location. 43° 33.265′ N, 73° 39.186′ W. Marker is in Bolton Landing, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Town Dock Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is at the waterfront in Rogers Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bolton Landing NY 12814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battlefield Marker (approx. ¼ mile away); Bolton Veterans’ Memorial The Scout (approx. ¼ mile away); The Cannon (approx. ¼ mile away); The Doughboy (approx. ¼ mile away); George Reis Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Historic Sagamore Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sembrich Museum & Lakeside Grounds (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolton Landing.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a relief scene of Gen. Knox overseeing several teams of oxen dragging the artillery pieces. The left of the marker contains a map tracing the route taken from Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass. Indicated along the route are the New York towns of Ft. George, Ft. Edward, Saratoga, Half Moon, Albany, Kinderhook, Claverack and Nobletown.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the route used by Knox to transfer cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass.
Also see . . .
1. The Knox Trail. Hudson River Valley Institute website entry (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Henry Knox. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on June 17, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,485 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.