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

The French Lines

 
 
The French Lines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. The French Lines Marker
Inscription.
Built by troops under
Montcalm July 6-7, 1758.
Repaired by
American troops 1776.

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 50.917′ N, 73° 23.599′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the entrance road 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. “The Black Watch” (a few steps from this marker); The Carillon Battlefield (a few steps from this marker); Near this spot stood Montcalm (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hut Sites (about 500 feet away); George Augustus Viscount Howe (approx. mile away); a different marker also named “The Black Watch” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Garrison Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Marker on Carillon Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker on Carillon Battlefield
Fortifications built by the French before the July 1758 battle can be seen in this photo.

2. The Battle of Ticonderoga 1758. Account of the battle on the website BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesWar, French and Indian
 
The French Lines at Fort Carillon image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. The French Lines at Fort Carillon
This photo looks out from the French fortifications, in the direction of the British attack.
Carillon Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
4. Carillon Battlefield
The French Lines are located on the Carillon Battlefield, on the grounds of present day Fort Ticonderoga.
Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
5. Entrance to Fort Ticonderoga
The French Lines marker is one of many along the entrance road to 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 1,427 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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