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

Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity

A.D. 1900

 
 
Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity Marker
Inscription.  
The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York erected this tablet to commemorate the colonial battles fought in this vicinity.
Champlain with Hurons and Algonquins defeated the Iroquois July 30, 1609 near the shore.
Montcalm defeated Abercrombie July 8, 1758 at the Assault of Fort Carillon or Ticonderoga.
Amherst captured the fort July 27, 1759.
 
Erected 1900 by Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraMilitaryNotable Places. A significant historical date for this entry is July 30, 1609.
 
Location. 43° 50.923′ N, 73° 24.065′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling east. Marker is the first one encountered after entering the grounds of Fort Ticonderoga. 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. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); “The Black Watch” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Augustus Viscount Howe
Marker at Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker at Fort Ticonderoga
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(about 700 feet away); Carillon, July 8-1758 - 1958-13 Juillet (approx. 0.3 miles away); The French Lines & Carillon Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Carillon Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named “The Black Watch” (approx. 0.4 miles away); The French Lines (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Colonial Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Colonial Battles Marker
Many battles, both before and during the Revolutionary War, were fought in the vicinity of the marker. Fort Carillon/Ticonderoga itself was assaulted six times between 1758 and 1777.
Paul E. Cabaret<br>Memorial and Monumental Art Metal Worker image. Click for full size.
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4. Paul E. Cabaret
Memorial and Monumental Art Metal Worker
Advertisements featuring this marker appeared in the American Monthly Magazine in 1901.
Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity Marker image. Click for full size.
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5. Colonial Battles Fought in this Vicinity Marker
As advertised by Paul E. Cabaret.
Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
6. Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
The Colonial Battles marker is the first of many markers located along the entrance road to Fort Ticonderoga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,907 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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