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Hudson Falls in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Henry Knox Trail

 
 
Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 27, 2012
1. Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker
The Henry Knox Cannon Trail follows the route that Henry Knox used to transport 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point to Cambridge, Mass in the winter of 1775-76.
Inscription.
Through this place passed
Gen. Henry Knox
in the winter of 1775-1776
to deliver to
Gen. George Washington
at Cambridge
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga
used to force the British
Army to evacuate Boston

Erected by
The State of New York
during the sesquicentennial
of the American Revolution

 
Erected 1926 by State of New York. (Marker Number NY-10.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the General Henry Knox Trail marker series.
 
Location. 43° 18.196′ N, 73° 35.086′ W. Marker is in Hudson Falls, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 4) and Clark Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Hudson Falls Public Library. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson Falls NY 12839, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sandy Hill ( a few steps from this marker); Gen. Washington ( about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sixteen Soldiers ( about 800 feet away); Gov. N. Pitcher ( approx.
Knox Trail Marker NY-11 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Knox Trail Marker NY-11
0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington County Civil War Monument ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Hon. Silas Wright ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Headquarters ( approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson Falls.
 
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a relief scene of Gen. Knox overseeing several teams of oxen dragging the artillery pieces. The left of the marker contains a map tracing the route taken from Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass. Indicated along the route are the New York towns of Ft. George, Ft. Edward, Saratoga, Half Moon, Albany, Kinderhook, Claverack and Nobletown.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the route used by Knox to transfer cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Knox Trail - Introduction. New York State Conservation Department. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Knox Trail - Heritage Tour Guide. The Hudson
Marker in Hudson Falls image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
3. Marker in Hudson Falls
This marker is one of 56 markers that were placed along the route followed by Henry Knox's train of artillery.
River Valley Institute. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Major General Henry Knox. Knox biography from the American Revolution website. (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Knox Cannon Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
4. Knox Cannon Trail Marker
Noble Train of Artillery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
5. Noble Train of Artillery
This painting of Knox transporting the cannons is on display at Fort Ticonderoga. It was painted by Tom Lovell.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,147 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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