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

150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort

 
 
150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. 150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort Marker
Inscription.
1775 - - - 1925
In commemoration
of the one hundred and
fiftieth anniversary
of the capture of this fort
May 10th 1775
which was the beginning of
the War of the Revolution in the
State of New York
and in memory of the brave men
French, British and American
who fought and died here.
This tablet is erected by
Alfred Weed Post
Grand Army of the Republic
and
Ticonderoga Post
American Legion

 
Erected 1925 by Grand Army of the Republic and Ticonderoga Post American Legion.
 
Location. 43° 50.486′ N, 73° 23.261′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the entrance to Fort Ticonderoga. Marker is in this post office area: Ticonderoga NY 12883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Through this entrance . . . (here, next to this marker); 200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Ethan Allen (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting
Marker at Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker at Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
distance of this marker); Colonel John Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Carillon (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Ticonderoga (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Fort Ticonderoga. The American Revolutionary War website. (Submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Ticonderoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Fort Ticonderoga Marker
The marker can be seen in this photo to the left of the entrance tunnel of Fort Ticonderoga.
Artillery at the North Face of the Fort image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
4. Artillery at the North Face of the Fort
The cannons from this fort were transported to Boston by Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-76. The presence of these guns forced the British to evacuate that city.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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