On July 4, 1776

On July 4, 1776 (HME9K)

Location: Salem, NY 11209 Kings County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 36.58', W 74° 1.959'

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American Artillerymen under the command of Maj. Gen. Henry Knox fired from this area on the British Invasion Fleet in New York Harbor. These were the first shots of the Battle of Long Island. Damage & casualties were inflicted upon the H.M.S. Asia.
HM NumberHME9K
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 9:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 581834 N 4495877
Decimal Degrees40.60966667, -74.03265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 36.58', W 74° 1.959'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 36' 34.80" N, 74° 1' 57.54" W
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Area Code(s)917, 718, 646
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131-137 Sheridan Loop, Salem NY 11209, US
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