"His Majesty's Fort of Crown Point"

"His Majesty's Fort of Crown Point" (HM7DC)

Location: Crown Point, NY 12928 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 1.757', W 73° 25.764'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 73 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription
"The fort is of wood, built in a most masterly manner. It has five Bastions, mounts 105 guns, and has casements for 4,000 Men, and to hold provisions de Guerre et de Bouche for four months. Within the Fort are good Stone Barracks for Officers and Men which ? would conveniently contain 500 men."
Journal of Lord Adam Gordon August 1765

"There is a Large Fort begun. The Foundation is laid ? built with timber and earth and is 25 feet thick. It is to be built twenty feet high. The inside of the Fort contains four and three quarters acres, and the trench around the fort is about 30 feet wide and is to be 14 feet deep. Besides, there are three small forts a-building, and I believe we shall be here until the cold weather drives us away. Our men are kept very hard at work Every Day; not time so much as to wash their clothes ?."
Letter from Benjamin Crary, New York Militia
1st Sept. 1759 Camp at Crown Point
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM7DC
Tags
Placed ByCrown Point State Historic Site
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 625860 N 4876324
Decimal Degrees44.02928333, -73.42940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 1.757', W 73° 25.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 1' 45.42" N, 73° 25' 45.84" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-6 Adirondack Park, Crown Point NY 12928, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?