The Kings Highway

The Kings Highway (HMC2S)

Location: Colma, NY 11234 Kings County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 37.424', W 73° 56.146'

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The King's Highway
formerly the road to Flatlands Neck passed this site. Over it the Indian braves and Captain John Underhill with his colonial soldiers passed. Lord Cornwallis, on August 25, 1776, at the head of the British troops silently marched in the night to outflank the Continental Army at the Battle of Long Island. President George Washington drove over this road April 20, 1790 on his journey around Long Island.
HM NumberHMC2S
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1935
Placed ByBattle Pass Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 10:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 590011 N 4497533
Decimal Degrees40.62373333, -73.93576667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 37.424', W 73° 56.146'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 37' 25.44" N, 73° 56' 8.76" W
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Area Code(s)718, 917, 212, 347
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3985-3999 Kings Hwy, Colma NY 11234, US
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