General Henry Knox

General Henry Knox (HM4QR)

Location: Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Bergen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 50.904', W 73° 58.113'

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1750-1806

General Knox was the Commander of the Continental Army Artillery. He was in charge of the placement of the artillery cannons on the palisades in Fort Lee. His main objective was to stop the British fleet from sailing up the Hudson River. He was one of two generals to serve Washington throughout the Revolutionary War.
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HM NumberHM4QR
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByBorough of Fort Lee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 2:30am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586945 N 4522440
Decimal Degrees40.84840000, -73.96855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 50.904', W 73° 58.113'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 50' 54.24" N, 73° 58' 6.78" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1600-1602 Parker Ave, Fort Lee NJ 07024, US
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