|August 29, 2018|
Henry Knox Monument in Framingham
The Henry Knox Trail is a set of roads and paths that trace the route that the team of soldiers, led by General Henry Knox, to deliver artillery to George Washington. The artillery was used to help win several key campaigns in the Revolutionary War. In particular, it helps free Boston from the British troops.
In Framingham, there's a monument to celebrate that General Henry Knox actually passed by here:
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 1927
Four Things I Learned About the Henry Knox Monument
- Part of the 56 commemorative plaques on the Henry Knox Trail
- The monuments were placed on the 150th anniversary of the Knox March
- The trail goes from Kinderhook, New York to Roxbury, Massachusetts
- You can see a Bust of General Henry Knox at George Washington Monument at the Forest Hills Lawn Cemetary
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