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

Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity

A.D. 1900

 
 
Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity Marker
Inscription.
The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York erected this tablet to commemorate the colonial battles fought in this vicinity.
Champlain with Hurons and Algonquins defeated the Iroquois July 30, 1609 near the shore.
Montcalm defeated Abercrombie July 8, 1758 at the Assault of Fort Carillon or Ticonderoga.
Amherst captured the fort July 27, 1759.
 
Erected 1900 by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 50.923′ N, 73° 24.065′ 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 the first one encountered after entering the grounds 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. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); “The Black Watch” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Augustus Viscount Howe (about 700 feet away); The Carillon Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named
Marker at Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker at Fort Ticonderoga
“The Black Watch” (approx. 0.4 miles away); The French Lines (approx. 0.4 miles away); Near this spot stood Montcalm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hut Sites (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraMilitaryNotable Places
 
Colonial Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Colonial Battles Marker
Many battles, both before and during the Revolutionary War, were fought in the vicinity of the marker. Fort Carillon/Ticonderoga itself was assaulted six times between 1758 and 1777.
Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
4. Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
The Colonial Battles marker is the first of many markers located along the entrance road to Fort Ticonderoga.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,686 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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