Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Fort William Henry
— 1755 - 1757 —
Erected by Fort William Henry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • War, French and Indian.
Location. 43° 25.24′ N, 73° 42.663′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Beach Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located inside of Fort William Henry. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake George NY 12845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Northeast Bastion (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Sussex Regiment Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Southwest Bastion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southeast Bastion (about 300 feet away); A Common Stone (about 400 feet away); Lake George Steamboat Company (about 500 feet away); Lake George (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warship Row (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. View the markers of the four bastions in Fort William Henry.
Also see . . .
1. Fort William Henry. (Submitted on February 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Fort William Henry. Account of the August 1757 battle by James P. Millard on America’s Historic Lakes website. (Submitted on February 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Project Confirms N.Y. Fort's Old Guns Came From Florida Wreck. Article from U.S. News & World Report confirming that the cannons here at Fort William Henry came from the British warship HMS Looe, which sank in the Florida Keys in 1744 after hitting a reef. (Submitted on March 27, 2016, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,053 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 2, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.