Near Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Near this spot Oct. 11, 1780, Major Christopher Carleton and his band of regulars, Tories,and Indians, defeated with great loss Captain John Sill, and an American detachment from Fort George, forcing the surrender of that station.
Erected 1906 by New York State Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1907.
Location. 43° 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. half a mile away); Colonel Ephraim Williams, Jr. (approx. one mile away); Col. Williams Monument (approx. one mile away); Lake George Region Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Military Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); French Mtn. Hamlet (approx. 1½ miles away); Fort George (approx. 1.8 miles away); Adirondack Forest Preserve (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 3,144 times since then and 567 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.