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Rouses Point in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Montgomery

 
 
Fort Montgomery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
1. Fort Montgomery Marker
Inscription. Named for Amer. Gen. Richard Montgomery, Rev. War Hero killed at Quebec 1775. This fort begun 1844. Armaments removed 1900.
 
Location. 45° 0.006′ N, 73° 21.528′ W. Marker is in Rouses Point, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Road and Montgomery Street on Bridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rouses Point NY 12979, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Mayo's Sail Ferry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of First School House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Historic Lake Islands - Samuel De Champlain (approx. 3.2 miles away in Vermont); Missile Site (approx. 3.2 miles away in Vermont); La Bataille d’Odelltown / Battle of Odelltown (approx. 3.2 miles away in Canada); The "White House" (approx. 6.1 kilometers away); Point au Fer Historic Site (approx. 6.2 kilometers away); Jehudi Ashmun (approx. 6.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rouses Point.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Montgomery Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
2. Fort Montgomery Marker Area
Fort Montgomery Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
3. Fort Montgomery Ruins
As seen from Hwy 2 Bridge fishing area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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