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Fort Edward in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Miller

 
 
Fort Miller Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
1. Fort Miller Marker
Fort Miller and Fort Edward sit aside the historic Champlain canal which connects the Hudson River with Lake Champlain.
Inscription.  
On the opposite side
of the river
Fort Miller
built during
French and Indian War.

 
Erected 1927 by New York State.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts or CastlesMilitaryWar, French and Indian.
 
Location. 43° 9.645′ N, 73° 34.658′ W. Marker is in Fort Edward, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Lakes to Locks Passage (U.S. 4) and Fort Miller Road, on the right when traveling south on Lakes to Locks Passage. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Edward NY 12828, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Duer House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Judge William Duer (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Miller (approx. ¾ mile away); Gen. Washington (approx. 1.2 miles away); Five Porch Farm (approx.
Marker on Fort Miller Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 13, 2008
2. Marker on Fort Miller Road
The defensive fortifications known as Fort Miller were constructed on the west side of the Hudson River in the southern end of the town of Fort Edward. It was built during the French and Indian War and was named in honor of the builder, Colonel Miller.
1.3 miles away); Captain Martin John Burke (approx. 2.3 miles away); World War I and II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Edward.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,365 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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