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Fort Washington Park

American Redout Marker

  • Location: Promontory north of George Washington Bridge, southwest of railroad trestle near 180th Street (cross at 181st Street Pedestrian Bridge and proceed south on greenway)
  • Architect: Reginald Pelham Bolton
  • Description: Large boulder resting on several medium-sized boulders, supported by about a dozen small boulders
  • Materials: Boulders and concrete
  • Cast: 1910
  • Dedicated: November 16, 1910
  • Donor: Fort Washington Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Inscription: 1) large boulder, front: "AMERICAN / REDOUT [sic] / 1776"

    2) medium-sized boulder, front: "[WASHI]NGTON / [CHA]PTER / D A R / 1910"

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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Portions of Fort Washington Park are closed to reconstruct the park entrance to Fort Washington Park on the south side of Dyckman Street and construct one mile of new greenway for pedestrians, cyclists and public waterfront access and enjoyment along the Hudson River. Construction is being done in an environmentally sensitive manner to maximize preservation of existing trees. Among the amenities the construction will provide are park lighting, new asphalt pavement and sub base, improved drainage, fencing, pruning of existing vegetation and planting of new trees, shrubs and wild flowers.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

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