Washington's Retreat to Victory

Washington's Retreat to Victory (HM1C1P)

Location: Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Bergen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 51.073', W 73° 58.195'

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November 20th, 1776

New 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.

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The Sokolich Family
Dedicated November 20th, 2013
HM NumberHM1C1P
Year Placed2013
Placed ByBorough of Fort Lee
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:40pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586826 N 4522751
Decimal Degrees40.85121667, -73.96991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.073', W 73° 58.195'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 4.38" N, 73° 58' 11.70" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 195-199 Main St, Fort Lee NJ 07024, US
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