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

150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort

 
 
150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. 150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort Marker
Inscription.  
1775 - - - 1925
In commemoration
of the one hundred and
fiftieth anniversary
of the capture of this fort
May 10th 1775
which was the beginning of
the War of the Revolution in the
State of New York
and in memory of the brave men
French, British and American
who fought and died here.
This tablet is erected by
Alfred Weed Post
Grand Army of the Republic
and
Ticonderoga Post
American Legion

 
Erected 1925 by Grand Army of the Republic and Ticonderoga Post American Legion.
 
Location. 43° 50.486′ N, 73° 23.261′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to Fort Ticonderoga. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Through this entrance . . . (here, next to this marker); 200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Ethan Allen
Marker at Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker at Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
(a few steps from this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Split 13-inch Mortar (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Fort Ticonderoga (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort Ticonderoga. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Ticonderoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Fort Ticonderoga Marker
The marker can be seen in this photo to the left of the entrance tunnel of Fort Ticonderoga.
Oxen Team at Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2018
4. Oxen Team at Fort Ticonderoga
The marker can be seen on the wall of the Fort.
Artillery at the North Face of the Fort image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
5. Artillery at the North Face of the Fort
The cannons from this fort were transported to Boston by Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-76. The presence of these guns forced the British to evacuate that city.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on November 12, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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