Colonel William Baxter

Colonel William Baxter (HMRV5)

Location: New York, NY 10040 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 51.331', W 73° 55.628'

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In grateful remembrance of
the patriot volunteers of
the Pennsylvania Flying Camp
led by
Colonel William Baxter
of Bucks County, Pennsylvania
who with many of his men fell
while defending this height
16 November 1776
and was buried near this spot.
This rock
stood within the lines of
Fort George
the principal work constructed by
the British and Hessian forces
who occupied Laurel Hill
1776 - 1783

The Manhattan Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
placed this memorial
23 June 1923
HM NumberHMRV5
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1923
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution - Manhattan Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 11:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 590427 N 4523272
Decimal Degrees40.85551667, -73.92713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.331', W 73° 55.628'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 19.86" N, 73° 55' 37.68" W
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Area Code(s)917, 646, 212
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 535 Audubon Ave, New York NY 10040, US
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