Fort Amsterdam

Fort Amsterdam (HMDCU)

Location: New York, NY 10004 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 42.288', W 74° 0.852'

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Adjoining this site was the first Dutch fort on Manhattan Island known as Fort Amsterdam. The first house was erected here before 1664. In 1771 Captain Archibald Kennedy built here his residence which was used in 1776 by General George Washington as his headquarters and later by General Howe during the British occupation. It was later used as a hotel. Torn down in 1882, it was replaced by the Washington Building which was transformed in 1920-21 into this building for occupancy by its owners The International Mercantile Marine Company and known as No. 1 Broadway.
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583276 N 4506455
Decimal Degrees40.70480000, -74.01420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.288', W 74° 0.852'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 17.28" N, 74° 0' 51.12" W
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Area Code(s)212, 917, 646, 516, 347,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5-9 Broadway, New York NY 10004, US
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