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Thomaston in Knox County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Encampment Site

Knox Museum

 
 
Encampment Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
1. Encampment Site Marker
Inscription.
To honor Henry Knox’s military achievements, a permanent encampment site will be created with stockades and cannons for museum use for re-enactments and demonstrations. The site will be located behind Montpelier with the encampment and tent platforms outside the allée next to the Oval Garden. The stockade and cannons will be behind the encampment site. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Location. 44° 4.851′ N, 69° 10.076′ W. Marker is in Thomaston, Maine, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (Maine Route 131) and Main Street (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling south on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is located near the parking lot at the Knox Estate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 High Street, Thomaston ME 04861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Revere Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); General Henry Knox’s Estate (within shouting distance of this marker); The Oval Garden and Willow Pond (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Terraces, Overlook and Allées
Encampment Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2017
2. Encampment Site Marker
Gen. Knox's mansion, Montpelier, can be seen behind the marker.
(about 400 feet away); Heirloom Vegetable and Fruit Garden, Barn and Orchard (about 400 feet away); Welcome to Thomaston, Maine, the Town That Went to Sea (approx. ¾ mile away); The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomaston.
 
More about this marker. A plan for the Knox estate showing the location of the encampment site appears on the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Henry Knox Museum. (Submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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