The Great Chain

The Great Chain (HM170A)

Location: West Point, NY 10996 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 23.788', W 73° 57.19'

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The Great Chain
was anchored in this cove
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1778 - 1783

It was forged at the Sterling Iron Works in Orange County. It was first stretched across the river under the direction of Thomas Machin, Captain of Artillery, in
April, 1778.
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HM NumberHM170A
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 10:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587511 N 4583298
Decimal Degrees41.39646667, -73.95316667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 23.788', W 73° 57.19'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 23' 47.28" N, 73° 57' 11.40" W
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Area Code(s)914, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 Clinton Pl, West Point NY 10996, US
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