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

Fort George

1759

 
 
Fort George Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
1. Fort George Marker
Inscription.
In the State Park to the left
are the ruins of old Fort George.
About here in 1755 the French
under Baron Dieskau were defeated
by the British Colonials under
Sir William Johnson.

 
Erected by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 24.965′ N, 73° 42.47′ 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. Adirondack Forest Preserve (a few steps from this marker); The 1755 Battle of Lake George (within shouting distance of this marker); Stockaded Fort 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake George in the American Revolution (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers (about 400 feet away); Battle of Lake George (about 500 feet away); The Hospital (about 700 feet away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lake George.
 
Also see . . .  Fort George.
Marker in Lake George Battlefield Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
2. Marker in Lake George Battlefield Park
Marker is located in the area where the Battle of Lake George was fought on September 8, 1755.
Lake George Historical Association. (Submitted on July 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesMilitaryNotable PlacesWar, French and Indian
 
Marker on Fort George Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
3. Marker on Fort George Road
Marker is on Fort George Road in Lake George Battlefield Park, at the entrance to the State Park.
Fort George Marker beside Fort George Road image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 12, 2014
4. Fort George Marker beside Fort George Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,604 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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