Near Lake George in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Near this spot Oct. 11, 1780, Major Christopher Carleton and his band of regulars, Tories,and Indians, defeated with great loss Captain John Sill, and an American detachment from Fort George, forcing the surrender of that station.
Erected 1906 by New York State Historical Association.
Location. 43° 23.4′ N, 73° 42.25′ W. Marker is near Lake George, New York, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake George Glens Falls Road (U.S. 9) and Farm to Market Road (County Route 149), on the right when traveling north on Lake George Glens Falls Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake George NY 12845, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. half a mile away); Colonel Ephraim Williams, Jr. (approx. one mile away); Col. Williams Monument (approx. one mile away); Military Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); French Mtn. Hamlet (approx. 1½ miles away); Fort George (approx. 1.8 miles away); Adirondack Forest Preserve (approx. 1.8 miles away); The 1755 Battle of Lake George (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake George.
Categories. • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 2,154 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.