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

Artillery Park

 
 
Artillery Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
1. Artillery Park Marker
Inscription.
Along this site in July, 1759,
British forces under Amherst
erected an artillery battery
to attack the French Fort at
Carillon, which they seized
and named Fort Ticonderoga.

 
Erected by American Legion Post 224.
 
Location. 43° 50.638′ N, 73° 25.349′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on The Portage, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military Heroes of Ticonderoga (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Howe’s Grave (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Defiance (was about 300 feet away but has been reported missing. ); From this point south… (about 400 feet away); Men of Ticonderoga (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grand Carry Landing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Military Road (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Ticonderoga 1758. Account of the battle where the British took Fort Carillon from
Marker in Ticonderoga Village image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
2. Marker in Ticonderoga Village
The grave of Lord Howe, who died just prior to an unsuccessful attempt to take Fort Carillon in 1958, can be seen in the background of this photo.
BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesWar, French and Indian
 
Artillery Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
3. Artillery Park
Several markers and monuments are found in the Artillery Park in Ticonderoga. The boulder in the background is one.
Boulder in Artillery Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
4. Boulder in Artillery Park
This boulder in Artillery Park, not far from the marker, has the name of a variety of historical figures. Included among these are Lord Howe, Amherst and Burgoyne.
Fort Carillon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 11, 2008
5. Fort Carillon
This French fort was captured by the British Army under Gen. Amherst in July of 1759 and renamed Fort Ticonderoga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,403 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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