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The Battery

Fort George Memorial Tablet map_it

  • Location: Perimeter of park on State Street between Bridge and Pearl Streets
  • Description: Tablet
  • Materials: White Vermont marble
  • Dimensions: H: 33" W: 29.5" L: 29.5"
  • Cast: ca. 1818
  • Dedicated: 1818
  • Donor: Corporation of the City of New York
  • Inscription: TO PERPETUATE / THE SITE OF THE S.W. BASTION OF / FORT GEORGE / IN 40°42'8" N. LATITUDE / AS OBSERVED BY / CAPT. JOHN MONTRESOR AND DAVID RITTENHOUSE / IN OCTOBER 1769 / THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / HAVE ERECTED / THIS MONUMENT / A.D. MDCCCXVIII /

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