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Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Liberty Monument

 
 
Front (east) of Liberty Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
1. Front (east) of Liberty Monument Marker
Inscription.
For hastening to set a crown of freedom on this new land
we lie possessed of praise that grows not old.

And here were men coequal with their fate
who did great things unconscious they were great.

Back of Monument:
Champlain – Iroquois
1609
Montcalm – Abercrombie
1758
Amherst – Bourlamque
1759
Ethan Allen – Delaplace
1775
Burgoyne – St. Clair
1777
Powell – Brown
1777

“lulled are the passion and the pain
the legend and the race remain”

 
Location. 43° 50.896′ N, 73° 26.094′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Moses Circle. Click for map. Marker is located in Moses Circle, in the intersection of Route 9N, Montcalm Street and Lord Howe Street. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hancock House (within shouting distance of this marker); Men of Ticonderoga (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano (approx. 0.6 miles away); Grand Carry Landing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lord Howe’s Grave
Back (west) of Liberty Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
2. Back (west) of Liberty Monument Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Military Heroes of Ticonderoga (approx. 0.6 miles away); Artillery Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mount Defiance (approx. ¾ mile away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
More about this marker. The Liberty Monument at Moses Circle depicts an Indian, a French soldier, a Royal Highlander and a Green Mountain boy around the base and a statue of Liberty on top.
 
Also see . . .  The Ticonderoga Historical Society website. (Submitted on January 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Liberty Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
3. Liberty Monument
Closeup of Liberty Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
4. Closeup of Liberty Monument
French Soldier image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
5. French Soldier
Royal Highlander image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
6. Royal Highlander
Green Mountain Boy image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
7. Green Mountain Boy
Iroquois Indian image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
8. Iroquois Indian
Liberty Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
9. Liberty Monument Detail
This detail on the south side of the monument shows Fort Ticonderoga.
Liberty Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
10. Liberty Monument Detail
This detail on the north side of the Liberty Monument shows the artist's mark: Charles Keck, sculptor 1924.
Liberty Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
11. Liberty Monument Plaque
To commemorate the
successive struggles in and about
Ticonderoga
by the
Indian – French – English
and
American nations
Liberty Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
12. Liberty Monument Plaque
Given by
Horace A. Moses
native of Ticonderoga
because of his love
for this historic spot
1924
Hancock House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 12, 2008
13. Hancock House
The Hancock House is located across the street from the Liberty Monument. It is the home of the Ticonderoga Historical Society and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,316 times since then and 214 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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