Bear Mountain in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Fighting at Fort Clinton
When The British Attacked Forts
Clinton And Montgomery Oct. 6 1777
The First Fighting Occurred Over
The Outworks Located At This Point
Gen. Geo. Clinton Commanded the American Forces
Sir Henry Clinton Commanded the British Forces
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
Location. 41° 18.876′ N, 73° 59.363′ W. Marker is in Bear Mountain, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seven Lakes Drive and South Entrance Road, on the left when traveling west. Located next to the Pavillion near the Bear Mountain Inn and Hessian Lake. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Mountain NY 10911, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fighting at Hessian Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Palisades Interstate Park (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walt Whitman (approx. Indian Campsite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Appalachian Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Orange County (approx. ¼ mile away); Bear Mt. Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Anthonys Nose (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bear Mountain.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort's Montgomery and Clinton. (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. The Battle of Fort's Montgomery and Clinton. The American Revolutionary War. (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Revolutionary •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 649 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 3. submitted on February 16, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.