Whitehall in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of the United States Navy
built in the summer of 1776,
in Skenesborough Harbor,
Erected by Washington County Historical Society.
Location. 43° 33.303′ N, 73° 24.151′ W. Marker is in Whitehall, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Saunders Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Whitehall NY 12887, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Traveling Along the Canal (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Birthplace of the United States Navy (about 500 feet away); Skenesborough Museum (about 500 feet away); Lakes to Locks Passage (about 600 feet away); Whitehall (about 600 feet away); U.S.S. Ticonderoga (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitehall.
Also see . . . Battle of Valcour Island. (Submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 5. submitted on October 29, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.