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

Hut Sites

 
 
Hut Sites Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. Hut Sites Marker
Inscription.
Within a radius of one-half
mile were 150 huts
occupied by American
troops in the Revolution
1775 – 1777.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 50.863′ N, 73° 23.524′ 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 located along 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. Near this spot stood Montcalm (within shouting distance of this marker); The French Lines (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Black Watch” (about 500 feet away); The Carillon Battlefield (about 500 feet away); Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garrison Cemetery (approx. mile away); A Soldier of France (approx. mile away); Eighteen Colonial Soldiers (approx. 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.)
Marker at Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker at Fort Ticonderoga
The huts were located just within the French fortifications in front of Fort Ticonderoga. The Americans repaired and used these works when they took the Fort in 1775.

2. The Battle of Fort Ticonderoga, May 11, 1775. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Revolutionary War Soldier Huts image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 10, 2006
3. Revolutionary War Soldier Huts
Huts such as these occupied the site of the marker in 1775-77. These are located in Morristown National Historical Site in New Jersey.
Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
4. Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
The "Hut Sites" 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 1,104 times since then and 23 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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