Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel John Brown
killed October 19th, 1780 at Stone Arabia, N.Y. on his thirty-fifth birthday.
Was with Ethan Allen, May 10th, 1775.
Made a gallant attempt to retake the fort
September 17th to 22nd, 1777
but failed owing to the sturdy defence of
Brig. Gen. Henry W. Powell
Colonel Brown destroyed the shipping and outer works, captured 225 British and Germans and released 100 American prisoners.
Erected 1935 by Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
Location. 43° 50.484′ N, 73° 23.288′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the south wall near the entrance of 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. Fort Carillon (a few steps from this marker); 150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Through this entrance . . . 200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Ethan Allen (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Ticonderoga (about 400 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 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Ticonderoga May 10, 1775 and July 5, 1777. (Submitted on July 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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