Revolutionary War Heritage TrailThe vicinity of 3rd Avenue and 9th Street is the presumed location of the burial site of the more than 250 soldiers of the Colonel Smallwood Regiment from Maryland. Nearby, in the swamps of Gowanus, during the Battle of Brooklyn on August 27, 1776, approximately 400 gallant men, under the command of General William Alexander, also known as Lord Stirling repeatedly attacked a British force many times their number. Their objective was to cover the American retreat across the Gowanus Creek to Brooklyn Heights.
|Placed By||State of New York|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:36pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 585300 N 4502773|
|Decimal Degrees||40.67143333, -73.99075000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 40.286', W 73° 59.445'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 40' 17.16" N, 73° 59' 26.70" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||646, 718, 917|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 193 9th St, Seneca NY 11215, US|
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