Ticonderoga in Essex 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-3.)
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° 50.999′ N, 73° 24.854′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Montcalm Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Carillon Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carillon Bridge (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Carillon Bridge (a Original Carillon Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Carillon Park (a few steps from this marker); A Way to the World (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel De Champlain (approx. ¼ mile away); Sharing the Flow (approx. ¼ mile away); The Power of Water (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
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 - Introduction. New York State Conservation Department. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Knox Trail - Heritage Tour Guide. The Hudson River Valley Institute. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Major General Henry Knox. Knox biography from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,534 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.