The Knox Trail - Field Inventory

Knox Trail Monument No. 9 (New York)

Located in Crandall Park at the corner of Glen Street and Ft. Amherst Rd. on the south side of Glen St., City of Glens Falls (Warren County).

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TrailTripTip: To find monument NY10, continue south on Route 9 to Route 32 east. Turn left and follow Route 32 to Route 4 (Hudson Falls). Turn right onto Route 4 south and watch for monument on left at Kingsbury Library.

Context: Henry Knox's diary is the major source we have for day-to-day events associated with the expedition. Unfortunately there is a gap in that manuscript from December 18th to December 23rd. One may assume that during this period Knox continued to search for sleds and teams to drag the cannon south from Lake George and to wait for sufficient snow to make the roads passable for those sleds.

During the next two weeks, the sleds carrying the guns southward from Fort George toward Albany would wend their way past this point in the road.


 


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