Revolutionary War Heritage TrailNear here stood the Red Lion Inn, marking the junction of three country roads: Martense Lane, which followed what is now the southern edge of the Green-Wood Cemetery; the Narrows Road, which came up the shore of New York Bay from Denyse's Ferry; and the Gowanus Road, which led back up to Brooklyn Heights. On August 27, 1776, the Battle of Brooklyn began when a British column under General James Grant attacked American pickets defending the Red Lion.
|Placed By||State of New York|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 7:06am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 584287 N 4500906|
|Decimal Degrees||40.65471667, -74.00298333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 39.283', W 74° 0.179'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 39' 16.98" N, 74° 0' 10.74" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||917, 718|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3415 Maple Avenue, Luray NY 11232, US|
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