Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The 1755 Battle of Lake George
Lake George Battleﬁeld Park
Johnsonís victory at Lake George, and the subsequent construction of Fort William Henry nearby, established the northernmost limits of British control in the region.
Location. 43° 24.992′ N, 73° 42.458′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Fort George Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in Lake George Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lake George NY 12845, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stockaded Fort 1759 (a few steps from this marker); Lake George in the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Adirondack Forest Preserve (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort George Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Lake George (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 500 feet away); The Hospital (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lake George.
More about this marker. The left of the marker contains a drawing of a prospective plan of the Battle of Lake George.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Series of marker located in Lake George Battlefield Park.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Lake George, September 8, 1755. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. French & Indian War: Battle of Lake George. The Battle of Lake George took place during the French & Indian War (1754-1763) fought between the French and British. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, French and Indian •
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