Revolutionary War Heritage TrailOn the morning of August 22, 1776, the British invasion force, approximately 20,000 troops, began landing on the shores of Gravesend Bay, supported by naval forces under the command of Admiral Lord Richard Howe. The invaders followed the King's Highway to seize the villages of Gravesend and Flatlands to the east. They took the Old Road to capture Flatbush village and to confront the American forces guarding the Flatbush Pass, where the road up to Brooklyn Village cut through the hills above Flatbush.
|Placed By||New York State|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:37am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 586806 N 4494331|
|Decimal Degrees||40.59523333, -73.97410000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 35.714', W 73° 58.446'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 35' 42.84" N, 73° 58' 26.76" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||718, 917, 212|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 40-48 Gravesend Neck Rd, Pickens NY 11223, US|
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