View of driver in 1909 Palmer-Singer car parked in front of Fort
Washington historical marker. Cannon rests atop stone marker on
roadside. Inscribed on plaque: “This memorial marks the site of Fort
Washington, constructed by the Continental troops in the summer of 1776.
Taken by the British after a heroic defense, November 16, 1776.
Repossessed by the Americans upon their triumphal entry into the city of
New York, November 25, 1783. Erected through the generosity of James
Gordon Bennett, by the Empire State Society of the Sons of the American
Revolution, November 16, 1901.” Handwritten on back: “Palmer-Singer,
Courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection, Detroit Public Library
- [21-5-13] - The View // perfect capture by Chynna, edited by yours, truly. Had the pleasure of shooting with the lovely, An Dukes on-location in Fort Washington at this amazing house with an equally amazing view. Definitely fed my love for my favourite form of Art, architecture.