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

Samuel Champlain

 
 
Samuel Champlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 2, 2014
1. Samuel Champlain Marker
Inscription.
To the memory of
SAMUEL CHAMPLAIN
Intrepid navigator
Scholarly explorer
Christian pioneer
Erected by the State of New York and
the State of Vermont
in commemoration of his discovery of the lake
which bears his name.

 
Erected by State of New York and State of Vermont.
 
Location. 44° 1.788′ N, 73° 25.293′ W. Marker is in Crown Point, New York, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Adirondack Road. Touch for map. Marker is affixed to the Champlain Memorial Lighthouse which is located in Crown Point State Historic Park. Marker is in this post office area: Crown Point NY 12928, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruins of Pre-Revolutionary Village (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort St. Frédéric (approx. ¼ mile away); The French at Crown Point (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crown Point: Military Focus (approx. 0.3 miles away); Capture of Fort St. Frédéric (approx. 0.4 miles away); The British at Crown Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); “His Majesty’s Fort of Crown Point” (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Barracks (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crown Point.
 
Categories. ExplorationWaterways & Vessels
 
Champlain Memorial Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, August 2, 2014
2. Champlain Memorial Lighthouse
Marker is affixed to the lighthouse at the top of the stairs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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