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

Military Heroes of Ticonderoga

 
 
Military Heroes of Ticonderoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
1. Military Heroes of Ticonderoga Marker
Inscription.  
Placed here July, 1899,
by
Joseph Cook
in memory of
the military heroes
of
Ticonderoga.

Names on Rock:
Putnam 1758
Ethan Allen 1776
Lord Howe 1758
Amherst 1759
Burgoyne 1777
Iroquois Chiefs 1609
Samuel DeChamplain 1609
Montcalm 1758
A. Lee 1899

 
Erected 1899 by Joseph Cook.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts or CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 43° 50.649′ N, 73° 25.394′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on The Portage, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 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. Artillery Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Howe’s Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Mount Defiance (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); From this point south…
Putnam and Allen image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
2. Putnam and Allen
(about 500 feet away); Men of Ticonderoga (about 800 feet away); Grand Carry Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lakes to Locks Passage (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Ticonderoga 1758. Account of the battle where the British took Fort Carillon from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on February 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Howe, Amherst and Burgoyne image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
3. Howe, Amherst and Burgoyne
Iroquois Chiefs image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
4. Iroquois Chiefs
Champlain and Montcalm image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
5. Champlain and Montcalm
Lee image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
6. Lee
Military Heroes of Ticonderoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
7. Military Heroes of Ticonderoga Marker
Monument in Ticonderoga Artillery Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
8. Monument in Ticonderoga Artillery Park
The marker is located on the site where, in July 1859, British forces under General Amherst erected an artillery battery prior to defeating the French at Fort Carillon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,170 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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