image credit Royal Ontario Museum/Bridgeman Images | Licence: All Rights Reserved
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View of the Hudson River from Fort Knyphansen

Date

18th century

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Description

Fort Washington was renamed Fort Knyphansen by British forces who captured it from American Patriots in 1776. Today, the fort which once guarded New York City has been subsumed within it but a plaque commemorates the spot where it stood in Bennett Park.

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Location

Fort Washington Avenue, New York, USA

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