November 20th, 1776New Jersey is known as the Crossroads of the American Revolution and this Fort Lee crossroad on Main Street represents one of the most important sites in the United States. Here, on present day Main Street, Major General Nathanael Greene led the garrison of Fort Lee west along this retreat route from the fortifications on the bluffs of the Palisades and their nearby encampment to escape British capture on the morning of November 20th, 1776.
|Placed By||Borough of Fort Lee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:40pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 586826 N 4522751|
|Decimal Degrees||40.85121667, -73.96991667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 51.073', W 73° 58.195'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 51' 4.38" N, 73° 58' 11.70" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 195-199 Main St, Fort Lee NJ 07024, US|
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