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

Samuel Champlain

 
 
Samuel Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 2, 2014
1. Samuel Champlain Marker
Inscription.  
To the memory of
SAMUEL CHAMPLAIN
Intrepid navigator
Scholarly explorer
Christian pioneer
Erected by the State of New York and
the State of Vermont
in commemoration of his discovery of the lake
which bears his name.

 
Erected by State of New York and State of Vermont.
 
Location. 44° 1.788′ N, 73° 25.293′ W. Marker is in Crown Point, New York, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Adirondack Road. Marker is affixed to the Champlain Memorial Lighthouse which is located in Crown Point State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crown Point NY 12928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruins of Pre-Revolutionary Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); The White Flag (approx. ¼ mile away); Eastern Terminus (approx. ¼ mile away); Selecting a Bridge Location (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome To The Lake Champlain Bridge Heritage Area (approx. ¼ mile away);
Champlain Memorial Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 2, 2014
2. Champlain Memorial Lighthouse
Marker is affixed to the lighthouse at the top of the stairs
Fort St. Frédéric (approx. ¼ mile away); The 1929 Lake Champlain Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); The French at Crown Point (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crown Point.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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