Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Near this spot stood Montcalm
1712 - - - 1759
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
in 1927 to honor a brave
and gallant gentleman
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. Touch 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. ¼ mile away); Garrison Cemetery A Soldier of France (approx. ¼ mile away); Eighteen Colonial Soldiers (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map 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, Castles • Military • Notable Persons • Notable Places • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,454 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.