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Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Henry Knox Trail

 
 
Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
1. Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker
The Henry Knox Cannon Trail follows the route that Henry Knox used to transport 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point to Cambridge, Mass in the winter of 1775-76.
Inscription.  
Through this place passed
Gen. Henry Knox
in the winter of 1775-1776
to deliver to
Gen. George Washington
at Cambridge
the train of artillery
from Fort Ticonderoga
used to force the British
Army to evacuate Boston

Erected by
The State of New York
during the sesquicentennial
of the American Revolution

 
Erected 1926 by State of New York. (Marker Number NY-7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the General Henry Knox Trail series list.
 
Location. 43° 25.072′ N, 73° 42.432′ W. Marker is in Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is on Fort George Road, on the right 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. Battle of Lake George (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers
Knox Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
2. Knox Trail Marker
This marker is one of 56 markers that were placed along the route followed by Henry Knox's train of artillery.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Delaware & Hudson Railroad (about 300 feet away); Colonial Maritime Heritage (about 300 feet away); Submerged Track (about 400 feet away); Military Dock (about 400 feet away); Radeau Land Tortoise (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the route used by Knox to transfer cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Cambridge, Mass.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Knox Trail - Heritage Tour Guide. The Hudson River Valley Institute website entry (Submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. Henry Knox. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on July 4, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Lake George Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
3. Lake George Marker
This is one of many markers and monuments found in Lake George Battlefield Park.
Noble Train of Artillery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
4. Noble Train of Artillery
This painting of Knox transporting the cannons is on display at Fort Ticonderoga. It was painted by Tom Lovell.
Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker and Lake George image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 25, 2016
5. Gen. Henry Knox Trail Marker and Lake George
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,445 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on November 16, 2019, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.

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Mar. 27, 2023