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Near Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Champy

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel
1. Champy Marker
Inscription.  Legendary lake monster lives here. Over 300 sightings reported since 1819. Up to 200 feet long. NYS Law protects this regional icon.
 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation, New York Folklore. (Marker Number 55.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series marker series.
 
Location. 44° 42.412′ N, 73° 24.263′ W. Marker is near Plattsburgh, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on Cumberland Head Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plattsburgh NY 12901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Addoms (approx. 0.9 miles away); Addoms - Hagar Burial Ground (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort Izard (approx. 1.2 miles away); Heritage Trail (approx. 2.1 miles away); Plattsburg Bay (approx. 2.2 miles away); Samuel Champlain (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sheldon-Hagar Homestead (approx. 2.2 miles away); Headquarters (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plattsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
Champy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 13, 2019
2. Champy Marker

1. The lake monster leaves its mark on the shore line of Lake Champlain (MyNBC5.com). Article, includes short video. (Submitted on July 15, 2019.) 

2. Champy (William G. Pomeroy Foundation). (Submitted on July 15, 2019.)
 
Categories. AnimalsAnthropology & Archaeology
 

More. Search the internet for Champy.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on July 14, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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