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

Near this spot stood Montcalm

1712 - - - 1759

 
 
"Near this spot stood Montcalm" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. "Near this spot stood Montcalm" Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot stood Louis-Joseph de Gozon Marquis de Montcalm on the 8th of July 1758. With a small force of French troops and Canadian volunteers, he prevented the capture of Fort Carillon by defeating a much superior British and Colonial army under General James Abercrombie
This monument erected
in 1927 to honor a brave
and gallant gentleman

 
Erected 1927.
 
Location. 43° 50.887′ N, 73° 23.555′ 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. This marker is located on the entrance road 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. Hut Sites (within shouting distance of this marker); The French Lines (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Black Watch” (about 300 feet away); The Carillon Battlefield (about 300 feet away); Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga (approx. mile away); Garrison Cemetery
Montcalm Marker on the Carillon Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Montcalm Marker on the Carillon Battlefield
(approx. mile away); A Soldier of France (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eighteen Colonial Soldiers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wars and Battles, Marquis de Montcalm 1712-1759. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Ticonderoga 1758. Account of the battle on the website BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNotable PersonsNotable PlacesWar, French and Indian
 
Montcalm Marker on Carillon Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Montcalm Marker on Carillon Battlefield
This photo looks in the direction that the British troops advanced on the French works. The fortifications can be seen in the right of the photo.
Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
4. Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
The Montcalm marker is one of many 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 1,427 times since then and 24 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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