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

Military Dock

 
 
Military Dock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
1. Military Dock Marker
Inscription.
During the French and Indian
War, British and Procincial
troops used a dock near
here for loading soldiers,
artillery, and supplies.

 
Erected by Lake George Historical Association.
 
Location. 43° 25.097′ N, 73° 42.359′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Beach Road and Lake George Road, on the left when traveling east on Beach Road. Click for map. 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. Radeau Land Tortoise (a few steps from this marker); Colonial Maritime Heritage (within shouting distance of this marker); Submerged Track (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware & Hudson Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 400 feet away); Battle of Lake George (about 400 feet away); Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lake George.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMilitaryNotable PlacesWar, French and IndianWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker on Beach Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
2. Marker on Beach Road
The marker is on the southern shore of Lake George. The British built Fort William Henry near this point to defend against a potential attack from the French stationed at Fort Carillon on Lake Champlain.
Fort William Henry image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
3. Fort William Henry
This British Fort, on the southern shore of Lake George, was the main recipient of the supplies than came in from the Military Dock.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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