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

200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection

 
 
200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. 200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection Marker
Inscription.
This commemorative tablet
erected and dedicated in observance of
the 200th anniversary of
General George Washington’s inspection
to Fort Ticonderoga and the Champlain Valley.
July 1783                            July 1983

 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 43° 50.493′ N, 73° 23.259′ 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 on the wall of the enlisted men’s barracks in the parade grounds of 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 . . . (a few steps from this marker); 150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Ethan Allen (a few steps from this marker); Colonel John Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Carillon (within shouting distance
Fort Ticonderoga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Fort Ticonderoga Marker
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 . . .  Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryNotable EventsNotable Places
 
Parade Ground image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Parade Ground
The marker is located on the north wall of the Enlisted Men's Barracks. It can be seen from the Parade Ground of Fort Ticonderoga.
SW Bastion of Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
4. SW Bastion of Fort Ticonderoga
George Washington was one of many notable figures in history to visit Fort Ticonderoga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,070 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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