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

The “White House”

 
 
The "White House" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
1. The "White House" Marker
Inscription.
In 1774, a two-story white stone
garrison was built here by the British,
fortified by American Gen. John Sullivan
with entrenchment and stockade in 1776
and destroyed by fire in 1805.
British occupation 1774 - 1775 and 1776-1796.
American occupation May 1775 - Oct. 1776.
Encampment of the British Army June 1777
during Burgoyne's Campaign to Saratoga.
Also near here at Scales Point was
Rogers' Rangers Battle of June 6, 1760.

 
Erected 2009 by Friends of Champlain.
 
Location. 44° 56.715′ N, 73° 21.167′ W. Marker is in Champlain, New York, in Clinton County. Marker is on Point Au Fer Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Champlain NY 12919, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Point au Fer Historic Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Mayo's Sail Ferry (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of First School House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Samuel de Champlain Monument (approx. 3.1 miles away in Vermont); Site of French Fort Ste. Anne
The "White House" Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, July 17, 2011
2. The "White House" Marker Area
(approx. 3.1 miles away in Vermont); A Place Of Pilgrimage (approx. 3.1 miles away in Vermont); Fort Montgomery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Historic Lake Islands - Samuel De Champlain (approx. 4 miles away in Vermont).
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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