New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
the site of the S.W. bastion of
in 40° 42' 8" N. latitude
as observed by
Capt. John Montresor and David Rittenhouse
in October 1769
The Corporation of the City of New York
Erected 1817 by Corporation of the City of New York.
Location. 40° 42.141′ N, 74° 0.866′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on State Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is near the southern entrance to Battery Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Ancient Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wolfe Ambrose (within shouting distance of this marker); New York Unearthed / The Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton (within shouting distance of this marker); Watson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Herman Melville (was about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Petrus Stuyvesant’s Great House East Coast Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Immigrants (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 10, 2016, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.