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Henry Knox Trail

Henry Knox Trail

Item Information

Title:
Henry Knox Trail
Description:
Monument in front of the East Branch Library, Mount Auburn Street, with plate showing the train of oxen drawing cannons from Fort Ticonderoga after its capture from the British, under the command of General Henry Knox, and inscribed, "Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 -- 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1917." Photo by William W. Carnes.
Creator:
Carnes, William W.
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Watertown Free Public Library
Collection (local):
Watertown Monuments and Historical Markers
Subjects:
Monuments--Watertown--Massachusetts
War memorials--Watertown--Massachusetts
Memorials--Watertown--Massachusetts
Patriotic societies--Massachusetts--Watertown
Historical societies--Massachusetts--Watertown
Historic sites--Watertown--Massachusetts
Watertown (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Knox, Henry 1750-1806
Washington, George--1732-1799
Carnes, William W.--1905-1991
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
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Identifier:
figure 5023