17th British Regiment of Foot

17th British Regiment of Foot (HM7HN)

Location: Stony Point, NY 10980 Rockland County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 14.496', W 73° 58.497'

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British War Veterans of America, Inc.
New York Branch of the
British Legion
erected this plaque to perpetuate the memories of men of the 17th British Regiment of Foot who died near this spot defending the Stony Point fortification against General Wayne's American Light Infantry on the night of July 15/16, 1779.

"They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn at the going down of the sun and in the morning we shall remember them."
1779 - 1956
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HM NumberHM7HN
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Year Placed1956
Placed ByBritish Legion, New York Branch
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585893 N 4566084
Decimal Degrees41.24160000, -73.97495000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 14.496', W 73° 58.497'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 14' 29.76" N, 73° 58' 29.82" W
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Area Code(s)845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 44 Battlefield Rd, Stony Point NY 10980, US
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