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Whitehall in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Whitehall Harbor

 
 
Whitehall Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
1. Whitehall Harbor Marker
Inscription.
With the British in pursuit
three vessels of B. Arnold’s
Lake Champlain fleet were
blown up in this harbor by
American forces July 6, 1777
to avoid being captured.

 
Erected by State of New York.
 
Location. 43° 33.439′ N, 73° 24.087′ W. Marker is in Whitehall, New York, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and High Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitehall NY 12887, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Traveling Along the Canal (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of the United States Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Skene’s Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Birthplace of the United States Navy (approx. ¼ mile away); Skenesborough Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Whitehall (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S.S. Ticonderoga (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early British Cannon (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitehall.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Valcour Island. (Submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Whitehall Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
2. Whitehall Harbor Marker
Marker in Whitehall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
3. Marker in Whitehall
Whitehall Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 16, 2015
4. Whitehall Harbor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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