Welcome to Fort Montgomery

Welcome to Fort Montgomery (HM4L1)

Location: Highland Falls, NY 10928 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 19.513', W 73° 59.374'

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You are standing near the western end of Fort Montgomery: a Revolutionary War fort built to defend the Hudson Highlands and protect American control of the Hudson River. On October 6, 1777, the British captured Fort Montgomery and destroyed it in the days that followed.

Trails from this parking area lead to two of the fort's redoubts. The trail that passes beneath the highway will take you to the Fort Montgomery visitor center and Fort Montgomery's remains where interpretive signs will help you understand the history of the fort and the battle.

Today, Fort Montgomery is an archeological site and a historic ruin.
HM NumberHM4L1
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Placed ByFort Montgomery State Historic Site
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584560 N 4575352
Decimal Degrees41.32521667, -73.98956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.513', W 73° 59.374'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 30.78" N, 73° 59' 22.44" W
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Area Code(s)845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 603 Blauvelt Dr, Highland Falls NY 10928, US
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