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Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Through this entrance . . .

 
 
Through this entrance . . . Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. Through this entrance . . . Marker
Inscription.
1776                         1929
Through this entrance to the place D’Armes of the fort have passed

George Washington, Ethan Allen, Benjamin Franklin, Seth Warner, Benedict Arnold, Major Robert Rogers, Horatio Gates, The Marquis de Montcalm, Anthony Wayne, The Duc de Levis, Arthur St. Clair, Sir Jeffrey Amherst, Henry Knox, Sir Guy Carleton, Philip Schuyler, Major John Andre, Richard Montgomery, Sir John Burgoyne, Thaddeus Kosciusko

and a host of other great men of our history
You who tread in their footsteps remember
their glory
Donor A. Stanley Miller
 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 43° 50.488′ N, 73° 23.257′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is just inside the entrance to Fort Ticonderoga. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort (here, next to this marker); 200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection (a few steps from this
Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
The marker can be seen on the wall of the entrance tunnel of Fort Ticonderoga.
marker); Colonel Ethan Allen (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Ticonderoga (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Forts Carillon & Ticonderoga. The Lake Champlain and Lake George Historical Site. (Submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNotable PersonsWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Parade Grounds (Place d'Armes) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Parade Grounds (Place d'Armes)
The entrance tunnel of Fort Ticonderoga, to the left of the photo, leads here to the Parade Grounds, where daily drilling, inspections and announcements occured.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then and 15 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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