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Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham) - General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.


The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights, Massachusetts and used by George Washington's army on March 17, 1776 (Evacuation Day) to free Boston from British control during the American Revolutionary War.

General Henry Knox Trail - Historic Marker reads:
"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."




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Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (South Framingham)

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