The Knox Trail - Field Inventory

Knox Trail Monument No. 17 (New York)

Knox Marker #17 Located on the east side of Main Street, one block east of State Route 4 & 32, in the Village of Mechanicville (Saratoga County), immediately north of the Post Office and 200 feet south of Park Avenue.

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TrailTripTip: To find monument NY18, continue south on Route 4 into Village of Waterford. At stop light turn left to follow Route 4 east and watch for monument in park on your right just before the bridge over the Hudson River.

Context: This marks the route south toward Albany Knox took on December 25th: noting in his diary: . the roads not being broken prevented our getting farther than New City, about 9 miles above Albany - where we lodg'd.

The train of artillery on sleds would have followed the same road.


 


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