Ponkiesberg Fortification

Ponkiesberg Fortification (HMK1Z)

Location: Annville, NY 11201 Kings County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 41.376', W 73° 59.554'

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Near this place during the Revolutionary War stood the Ponkiesberg fortification from which General George Washington is said to have observed the fighting at Gowanus during the Battle of Long Island August 27, 1776. Erected in 1926 by the South Brooklyn Savings Institution.
HM NumberHMK1Z
Year Placed1926
Placed BySouth Brooklyn Savings Institution
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 585123 N 4504788
Decimal Degrees40.68960000, -73.99256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 41.376', W 73° 59.554'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 41' 22.56" N, 73° 59' 33.24" W
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Area Code(s)718, 917, 347, 212
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 130 Court St, Annville NY 11201, US
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