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La Chute Riverwalk, Ticonderoga Bicentennial Park
 
La Chute River Falls (<i>view from near marker</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, June 28, 2005
La Chute River Falls (view from near marker)
New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Rivière de La Chute
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New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Tower Avenue Grindstones
The grindstones lining this street were used by the early mills operating in the 1800’s. The mills were located in the entire area of the falls on the La Chute River. They were salvaged by Vincent Strebe and erected in 1978. . . . — Map (db m125100) HM
New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 2 — A Way to the World
The La Chute River supplied more than power for the mills. It also connected to Lake Champlain and the wider world. People and goods traveled much more easily by water than by land, so the corridor formed by Lake Champlain, Lake George and the . . . — Map (db m125180) HM
New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 1 — The Power of Water
The waters of Lake George falling over Bicentennial Falls today form a pretty backdrop for Bicentennial Park. For more than two hundred years this waterfall also produced power. Beginning with a French sawmill in 1756, soldiers, later followed by . . . — Map (db m125183) HM
New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 3 — Sharing the Flow
The waterfall in front of you spans only half of its original width. The left half disappeared long ago into Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company (later, International Paper Company) penstocks. The remainder of the waterfall fed both the American . . . — Map (db m125185) HM
New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 1756 French Saw Mill on La Chute River
In 1756 the French erected a mill on the river opposite this spot for sawing and preparing timbers used in Fort Carillon, renamed Fort Ticonderoga when captured by General Amherst in 1759. General Abercromby used the saw mill as his headquarters . . . — Map (db m125190) HM

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