Ticonderoga in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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 (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 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. • Military • Notable Events • Notable Places • War, French and Indian •
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 1,384 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 8, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.