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Fort Stirling Park

Clark Street Park (Fort Stirling) map_it

  • Location: Clark Street and Columbia Heights
  • Sculptor: Albert Winert
  • Description: Tablet on plinth
  • Materials: Bronze, granite
  • Dimensions: H: 17 ½" W: 26¾"
  • Dedicated: 1925
  • Donor: Gift of Fort Greene Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Inscription: THIS TABLET MARKS THE SITE OF FORT STIRLING. / ON THIS BLUFF IN THE SPRING OF 1776 IT FORMED / ONE OF A CHAIN OF REDOUBTS BUILT IN BROOKLYN / OPPOSITE NEW YORK. THIS WORK FELL INTO THE HANDS OF / THE BRITISH DURING THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND AND / WAS THEREAFTER GARRISONED BY THE HESSIAN TROOPS / UNTIL VICTORY BY THE AMERICAN ARMY LED TO THE / EVACUATION OF NEW YORK NOVEMBER 25TH 1783. / ERECTED BY FORT GREENE CHAPTER / DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1924 /

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