The Forge

The Forge (HM561)

Location: New Windsor, NY 12553 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 27.421', W 74° 2.283'

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On this site stood
The Forge
where were made parts
of the chains
thrown across the Hudson River
during the American Revolution
1776 - 1779
Erected by Quassaick Chapter
of the
American Revolution
HM NumberHM561
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Historical PeriodRevolutionary
Historical PlaceMilitary Installation, Monument
Marker TypeHistoric Structure
Marker ClassBoth
Marker StyleCarved Stone
Year Placed1901
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution, Quassaick Chapter
Marker Condition
0 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:49am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationState Route 9W, turn west on Forge Hill Road. Travel about a half mile, marker is on right side just before crossing Moodna Creek.
Location DescriptionNone of the original structure remains, only this stone and plaque.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 580340 N 4589938
Decimal Degrees41.45701667, -74.03805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 27.421', W 74° 2.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 27' 25.2600" N, 74° 2' 16.9800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)845, 914
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 91-115 Forge Hill Rd, New Windsor NY 12553, US
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Cleaned it up some too.

Jul 20, 2019 at 12:21pm PDT by mannionpatrick

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