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

A Soldier of France

 
 
A Soldier of France Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
1. A Soldier of France Marker
Inscription.
Here lie
the bones of
a soldier of France
found under the
Northwest Bastion
of the Fort in
November 1900

Rest in Peace

 
Location. 43° 50.65′ N, 73° 23.537′ W. Marker is in Ticonderoga, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on Sandy Redoubt, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Garrison Cemetery, to the right of 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. Eighteen Colonial Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Garrison Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Ticonderoga (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hut Sites (approx. mile away); Near this spot stood Montcalm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Carillon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonel John Brown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ticonderoga.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Ticonderoga National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on July 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraMilitaryWar, French and Indian
 
Marker in Garrison Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
2. Marker in Garrison Cemetery
Marker is one of very few in the Garrison Cemetery. It is located within sight of Fort Ticonderoga.
Northwest Bastion of Fort image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 11, 2008
3. Northwest Bastion of Fort
Near here was recovered the remains of the French soldier that today lies in Garrison Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,326 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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