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Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Military Road

 
 
Military Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, March 24, 2009
1. Military Road Marker
Inscription. Military Road built between Fort Edward and Lake George built by Sir William Johnson during the summer of 1755
 
Erected 1939 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 22.25′ N, 73° 41.883′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Lake George Glens Falls Road (U.S. 9) 0.1 miles north of Farm to Market Road (County Route 149), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. It is located on the front lawn of Comfort Suites Motel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1533 State Route 9, Lake George, Lake George NY 12845, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French Mtn. Hamlet (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. Williams Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel Ephraim Williams, Jr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bloody Pond (approx. 1.4 miles away); Five Mile Run (approx. 1.5 miles away); Blind Rock (approx. 2.7 miles away); District 10 School (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lake George.
 
Regarding Military Road. Little remains of the original road profile due to development along this corridor.
Military Road Marker looking north with US Route 9 on the right. Photo, Click for full size
By John Farrell, March 24, 2009
2. Military Road Marker looking north with US Route 9 on the right.

 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 1,115 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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