Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
are the ruins of old Fort George.
About here in 1755 the French
under Baron Dieskau were defeated
by the British Colonials under
Sir William Johnson.
Erected by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • Military • Notable Places • War, French and Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
Location. 43° 24.965′ N, 73° 42.47′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Fort George Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in Lake George Battlefield Park. 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. Adirondack Forest Preserve (a few steps from this marker); The 1755 Battle of Lake George (within shouting distance of this marker); Stockaded Fort 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Lake George in the American Revolution Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers (about 400 feet away); Battle of Lake George (about 500 feet away); The Hospital (about 700 feet away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
Also see . . . Lake George Battlefield Park Historic District. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,905 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4. submitted on January 12, 2014, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.