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

Battle of Lake George

Sept. 8, 1755

 
 
Battle of Lake George Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
1. Battle of Lake George Marker




Inscription.
Right of Monument:
Defeat would have
opened the road to
Albany to the French

Back of Monument:
1903
The Society of Colonial Wars
erected this monument to commemorate
the victory of the colonial forces
under General William Johnson and
their Mohawk allies under Chief Hendrick
over the French regulars commanded
by Baron Dieskau with their Canadian
and Indian allies

Left of Monument:
Confidence inspired by
this victory was of
inestimable value to the
American Army in the
War of the Revolution

Gate Plaque:
The monument erected by
The Society of Colonial Wars
of the State of New York
. 1903 .
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This fence given by the State
erected under the auspices of
The New York State Historical Association
Custodian of the park
. 1914 .

 
Erected 1903 by The Society of Colonial Wars of the State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 25.042′ N, 73° 42.411′ 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.
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
2. Right Side of Monument
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. Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake George in the American Revolution (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stockaded Fort 1759 (about 300 feet away); The 1755 Battle of Lake George (about 400 feet away); Colonial Maritime Heritage (about 400 feet away); Military Dock (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lake George.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Lake George, September 8, 1755. (Submitted on July 21, 2008, 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 July 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, French and Indian
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
4. Left Side of Monument
Battle of Lake George Fence Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
5. Battle of Lake George Fence Plaque
Marker in Lake George Battlefield Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
6. Marker in Lake George Battlefield Park
The marker is at the site of a fortification from which British forces successfully repelled an attack by French regulars and their Canadian and Indian allies.
Battle of Lake George Monument image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 25, 2016
7. Battle of Lake George Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,473 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page was last revised on September 27, 2016.
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