Whitehall in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
three vessels of B. Arnold’s
Lake Champlain fleet were
blown up in this harbor by
American forces July 6, 1777
to avoid being captured.
Erected by State of New York.
Location. 43° 33.439′ N, 73° 24.087′ W. Marker is in Whitehall, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and High Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitehall NY 12887, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Traveling Along the Canal (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of the United States Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Skene’s Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Birthplace of the United States Navy (approx. ¼ mile away); Skenesborough Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Whitehall (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Ticonderoga (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early British Cannon (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Whitehall.
Also see . . . Battle of Valcour Island. (Submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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