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

Mount Defiance

 
 
Mount Defiance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2018
1. Mount Defiance Marker
Inscription.  
Cannon placed on the summit
of Mt. Defiance by British
artillery officers under
Burgoyne July, 1777 forced
evacuation of Ft. Ticonderoga.

 
Erected by Ticonderoga Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 43° 50.593′ N, 73° 25.319′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of The Portage and Defiance Street, on the left when traveling south on The Portage. 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 location. From this point south… (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Heroes of Ticonderoga (about 500 feet away); Lord Howe’s Grave (about 600 feet away); Men of Ticonderoga (approx. ¼ mile away); Grand Carry Landing
Mount Defiance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2004
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Power of Water (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Mount Defiance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2018
3. Mount Defiance Marker
Mount Defiance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2018
4. Mount Defiance Marker
View from the Summit of Mount Defiance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
5. View from the Summit of Mount Defiance
Fort Ticonderoga (left) and Mount Independence can be seen in this photo taken from the summit of Mount Defiance. British artillery positioned here forced the Americans to abandon these two forts in July of 1777.
Mount Defiance as seen from Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
6. Mount Defiance as seen from Fort Ticonderoga
The marker is located at the base of this mountain, overlooking Fort Ticonderoga and Mount Independence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,163 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2. submitted on July 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5, 6. submitted on July 24, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jul. 7, 2022