Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
On July 4, 1776
Location. 40° 36.58′ N, 74° 1.959′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Sheridan Loop, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of Fort Hamilton, across from the Country Club. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 13-inch Seacoast Mortar, Pattern 1861 (here, next to this marker); Spanish 24-Pounder (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Hamilton Officers’ Club (within shouting distance of this marker); June 1975 (within shouting distance of this marker); M1857 12 Pounder Napoleon (within shouting distance The Caponier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12-Pounder “Napoleons”, Model of 1857 (Reproductions) (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 925 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.