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

Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga

 
 
Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga Marker
Inscription.  
In tribute
to the heroism of the troops under the unfortunate
Maj. Gen’l. James Abercromby
in the attack on the French lines, July 8th, 1758,
to mark the capture of Fort Carillon by
Lieut. Gen’l. Sir Jeffrey Amherst
July 27th, 1759
and, to record the names of the British and American military units which served in the Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga.

This monument is erected by the
Society of Colonial Wars
1949

 
Erected 1949 by Society of Colonial Wars.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraMilitaryNotable EventsWar, French and Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is July 8, 1886.
 
Location. 43° 50.675′ N, 73° 23.445′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located on the entrance road to 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. Garrison Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Soldier of France
Marker at Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker at Fort Ticonderoga
This marker is located within sight of Fort Ticonderoga. It is the last marker on the entrance road.
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(about 400 feet away); Eighteen Colonial Soldiers (about 500 feet away); Fort Ticonderoga (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Waterways (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of Fort Ticonderoga (approx. ¼ mile away); Hut Sites (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Carillon (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
More about this marker. The British and American officers and military units who served at Fort Ticonderoga are listed on the lower plaque.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
This marker is one of many along the entrance road to Fort Ticonderoga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,625 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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