The First Line of Defence

The First Line of Defence (HM86M)

Location: New York, NY 10031 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 49.675', W 73° 56.962'

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Inscription
This stone
marks the position of
the First Line of Defence
constructed across these
heights and bravely defended by
the American Army
1776

The original plaque at this site was erected by
the Washington Heights Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
December 29, 1909
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The replacement marker honors the 225th anniversary of The Battle of Harlem Heights
fought on September 16, 1776, during the Revolutionary War.
Details
HM NumberHM86M
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Tags
Year Placed2001
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution & the West Harlem Arts Fund
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 12:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 588590 N 4520185
Decimal Degrees40.82791667, -73.94936667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 49.675', W 73° 56.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 49' 40.50" N, 73° 56' 57.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)646, 212, 917
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3586 Broadway, New York NY 10031, US
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