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Fort Edward in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Washington

 
 
Gen. Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Gen. Washington Marker
Inscription.
In the summer of 1783.
General George Washington
was in the township of
Kingsbury, while on a tour
of northern battlefields.

 
Erected 1999 by Washington County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 18.112′ N, 73° 35.188′ W. Marker is in Fort Edward, New York, in Washington County. Marker is on Park Place (U.S. 4), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in the Fort Edward Green by Park Place. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Edward NY 12828, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sixteen Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Gov. N. Pitcher (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington County Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hon. Silas Wright (about 400 feet away); Sandy Hill (about 600 feet away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 700 feet away); Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Fort Edward Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker on Fort Edward Green
There are several other markers and monuments at this location on the Green.
Cannon on the Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Cannon on the Green
This cannon, located near the marker, is dedicated to the soldiers who fought and died in this area during the Revolutionary War. It was dedicated on July 4, 1976.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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