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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ticonderoga

 
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Ticonderoga, New York and Vicinity
    Essex County (185)
    Clinton County (99)
    Franklin County (51)
    Hamilton County (14)
    Warren County (146)
    Washington County (145)
    Addison County, Vermont (69)
    Chittenden County, Vermont (125)
 
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1New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 10 — "C-Dam"LaChute Riverwalk
This dam gets its name from its position as the third dam down from the outlet of Lake George. It was the last location to be exploited along the LaChute. This site required a broad dam high enough to make its power-generating "head” . . . — Map (db m158318) HM
2New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — “The Black Watch”A.D. 1925
The Saint Andrews Society of Glens Falls, N.Y. erected this tablet to commemorate the heroic gallantry of the 42d Regiment of Foot better known as “The Royal Highlanders” of “The Black Watch” who on July 8, 1758 lost here in . . . — Map (db m9561) HM
3New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — “The Black Watch”
Sacred to the memory of the gallant Highlanders of the 42nd Regiment of Foot “The Black Watch” From a regiment a thousand strong 205 died and 287 were wounded July 8, 1758 assaulting the French lines on the heights of Carillon - Their . . . — Map (db m9579) HM
4New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 150th Anniversary of the Capture of This Fort
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 . . . — Map (db m9455) HM
5New 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
6New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 200th Anniversary of Washington’s Inspection
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 . . . — Map (db m9548) HM
7New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — A landscape filled with legend and activity . . .Champlain Valley Heritage Network
British soldiers who chose not to return to England following the Seven Years War mustered out of the army to settle on land they had seen during the campaigns against the French. The sandy loam soil around Streetroad has sustained a diversity of . . . — Map (db m19722) HM
8New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — A Layered Legacy
      This fertile plain was once the floor of a prehistoric sea that receded to create Lake Champlain. When the French built Fort Carillon, known to the English as Ticonderoga, these rich lowlands supported a large garden to supplement the . . . — Map (db m126311) HM
9New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — A Layered Legacy
      This fertile plain was once the floor of a prehistoric sea that receded to create Lake Champlain. When the French built Fort Carillon, known to the English as Ticonderoga, these rich lowlands supported a large garden to supplement the limited . . . — Map (db m126329) HM
10New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — A Soldier of France
Here lie the bones of a soldier of France found under the Northwest Bastion of the Fort in November 1900 Rest in Peace — Map (db m9654) HM
11New 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
12New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Abercrombie's Landing
Fifteen thousand men landed here to attack Ticonderoga which was successfully defended by Montcalm July, 1758 — Map (db m45273) HM
13New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 6 — Anatomy of the RiverLaChute Riverwalk
The LaChute is a river with both a short course and a short history. It cut its way through Ticonderoga only 12,000 years ago, when the waters of the newly-formed Lake George first spilled over a ridge between Mount Defiance'and Cook's Mountain. . . . — Map (db m157904) HM
14New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Artillery Park
Along this site in July, 1759, British forces under Amherst erected an artillery battery to attack the French Fort at Carillon, which they seized and named Fort Ticonderoga. — Map (db m10078) HM
15New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Breaking Ground
      Inspired by the 18th-century military gardens Sarah G. T. Pell established the first ornamental garden on this site as the fort was being reconstructed. In 1912 Alfred Bossom, who designed the reconstruction, enclosed the flower garden with a . . . — Map (db m126315) HM
16New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Breaking Ground
      Inspired by the 18th-century military gardens Sarah G. T. Pell established the first ornamental garden on this site as the fort was being reconstructed. In 1912 Alfred Bossom, who designed the reconstruction, enclosed the flower garden with a . . . — Map (db m126327) HM
17New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Carillon Bridge
Near this spot in 1755-1756 Michel de Chartier de Lotbiniére engineer of Fort Carillon, bridged this stream and harnessed this waterpower for the first time. Sawmills, storehouses and barracks were located here, being within the Seignory of . . . — Map (db m15590) HM
18New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Carillon Bridge
Site of the original Carillon Bridge ca. 1755 Called the Long Bridge for over century, the bridge was officially named Carillon in 1933. The present bridge was reconstructed in 1990 by Reale Construction Co., Inc. — Map (db m156958) HM
19New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Carillon Outpost
Major post on Lake George, a small palisaded log fort, built in 1756 to defend Fort Carillon from British attack, & named Camp De Contrecoeur, stood in this vicinity. — Map (db m45104) HM
20New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Carillon ParkDedicatory Plaque
There is a joy in footing slow across a silent plain, where patriot battle has been fought, when glory was the gain. There is a joy in every spot made known by times of old - new to the feet, through each tale a hundred times be told. - Keats . . . — Map (db m15591) HM
21New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Carillon, July 8-1758 - 1958-13 JuilletBicentenaire Bicentennial — General Marquis de Montcalm 1712-1759 —
Chretten! Ce ne fut Point Montcalm et la Prudence ces arbres renverses, ces heros, leurs exploits qui des anglats confus ont Brish l’esperance c’est le bras de ton dieu vainqueur sur cette croix! (Montcalm A Sa Mere, 21 Juillet 1758) Here after . . . — Map (db m138497) HM
22New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Cliff Seat
Birthplace & home of Joseph Cook, world famous lecturer and Ticonderoga’s foremost town historian. Cliff Seat, a magnificent 19th century mansion, burned in 1991. — Map (db m126233) HM
23New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Colonel Ethan Allen
Dedicated to the memory of the gallant band of Patriots led by Colonel Ethan Allen who on the 10th of May, 1775 captured this important fortress and secured for the Americans a valuable base of operations on Lakes George and Champlain. Erected by . . . — Map (db m9452) HM
24New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Colonel John Brown
of Pittsfield, Mass. killed October 19th, 1780 at Stone Arabia, N.Y. on his thirty-fifth birthday. Was with Ethan Allen, May 10th, 1775. Made a gallant attempt to retake the fort September 17th to 22nd, 1777 but failed owing to the sturdy defence . . . — Map (db m9484) HM
25New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Colonial Battles Fought in this VicinityA.D. 1900
The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York erected this tablet to commemorate the colonial battles fought in this vicinity. Champlain with Hurons and Algonquins defeated the Iroquois July 30, 1609 near the shore. Montcalm defeated . . . — Map (db m9560) HM
26New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 4 — Crossroads of a CommunityLaChute Riverwalk
From the time of the first land survey of the lower falls in 1822, a bridge has crossed LaChute River here, where Spencer Creek once rejoined the main stream. Eventually, the bridge took its name from the planing mill run by B.F. Frazier on the . . . — Map (db m158199) HM
27New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Death of Lord Howe
Near this spot, July 6, 1758 Lord George Augustus Howe was killed in a skirmish preceding Abercrombie’s defeat by Montcalm at Fort Carillon. — Map (db m6141) HM
28New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Eighteen Colonial SoldiersR.I.P.
Here are interred the bones of Eighteen Colonial Soldiers found near the Old Military Road in Ticonderoga Village on Nov. 1st 1924 — Map (db m9650) HM
29New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Fort Carillon
Built by the French 1755-1758 General James Abercrombie defeated by the Marquis de Montcalm, July 8, 1758 Captured by Sir Jeffery Amherst July 27, 1759 and renamed Fort Ticonderoga Captured by Ethan Allen May 10, 1775 Captured by Sir John Burgoyne . . . — Map (db m9447) HM
30New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Fort TiconderogaHistoric New York
During the 18th century, when nations fought to control the strategic route between the St. Lawrence River in Canada and the Hudson River to the south, the fortification overlooking the outlet of Lake George into Lake Champlain was called “the . . . — Map (db m9094) HM
31New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — From this point south…
From this point south, this street follows the route of the Indian carry between the lakes and of Montcalm’s military road traversed by Washington and Franklin during the Revolution. Erected by Ticonderoga Chapter Daughters of the American . . . — Map (db m9090) HM
32New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Garrison Cemetery
Here are buried several hundred officers and men of the American Army, chiefly New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Militia 1775-77. — Map (db m9582) HM
33New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Garrison Garden
Eighteenth century soldiers lived largely on portable food. On the march, their diet consisted of flour, rice, dried peas and beans, salted or pickled meat – goods that could travel in bags or barrels without spoiling. In Europe, soldiers . . . — Map (db m126326) HM
34New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — NY-1 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
From this fortress went Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m9780) HM
35New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — NY-4 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m9799) HM
36New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — NY-3 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m9801) HM
37New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — NY-2 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed Gen. Henry Knox in the winter of 1775-1776 to deliver to Gen. George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston Erected by The State of New York . . . — Map (db m21046) HM
38New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — George Augustus Viscount Howe
To commemorate the heroic gallantry and noble character of George Augustus Viscount Howe Brigadier-General of His Majesty’s Forces in America. Killed near Trout Brook two days before the great battle of Carillon July 6, 1758. His death an . . . — Map (db m9562) HM
39New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 344 — Grace Leach
Born near this site in 1906 she became the first woman to climb the Adirondack 46 high peaks, completing her climbs in 1937. — Map (db m126177) HM
40New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Grand Carry Landing
This tablet marks the landing for the grand carry on the Great War Trail between the Indian tribes of the north and south country. It also marks the beginning of that carry between the lakes to avoid the falls and rapids, which later became the . . . — Map (db m16309) HM
41New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Hancock HouseJuly 8, 1925
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. — Map (db m31281) HM
42New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Historic English Gate
In 1913, Sarah Pell went to Europe looking for artifacts to furnish the King’s Garden and Fort grounds. At a shop in London specializing in historic architectural fragments and antique garden ornaments, she found a set of “leaf work gates of . . . — Map (db m126312) HM
43New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 12 — Historic ValleyLaChute Riverwalk
The tides of history have swept repeatedly through this valley, following the river that drains Lake George into Lake Champlain, 220 feet below. When forests covered the land, people traveled by water, so this short link between the 33 miles of . . . — Map (db m158367) HM
44New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Historic Waterways
Lake Champlain, 125-miles long, flows northward into the Richelieu River which, in turn, flows into the St. Lawrence River. From Ticonderoga, the lake stretches another 25 miles south to its end near present-day Whitehall, New York. During the . . . — Map (db m126174) HM
45New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — History of Fort Ticonderoga
TiconderogaThe Lake Champlain Valley has long been at the crossroads of nations and peoples. The name Ticonderoga is a corruption of an Iroquoian word meaning a, “place between two waters,” an acknowledgement of its location which . . . — Map (db m126401) HM
46New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano
Tribute to the memory of Hon. Clayton Harris DeLano, LL.B. Christian Gentleman Leading Industrialist Honored Citizen. Born, Ticonderoga, 1836 – Died, 1920 Member of Assembly 1869-71. Active in all movements for advancement of education and . . . — Map (db m16310) HM
47New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Hut Sites
Within a radius of one-half mile were 150 huts occupied by American troops in the Revolution 1775 – 1777. — Map (db m9577) HM
48New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Indian Trail
Through this pass to Trout Brook ran an Indian Trail, used by Robert Rogers after Battle on Snowshoes, 1758, on retreat to Fort Wm. Henry — Map (db m9533) HM
49New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Indian Trail
Battling French & Indians and on retreat from Snowshoe Battle in 1758, Rogers' Rangers crossed over this mountain where Rogers staged his legendary escape at Rogers Rock on Lake George. — Map (db m45765) HM
50New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 5 — Island MillLaChute Riverwalk
Ticonderoga Pulp and Paper Company enjoyed such success that, after just eight years of operation, they were able to build a second mill, capable of doubling production. The new Island Mill got its name from its location on the large island . . . — Map (db m158327) HM
51New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — LaChute River Trail — Lake Champlain Region —
LaChute River Trail The Delaware and Hudson Railroad Baldwin Branch The Baldwin Branch of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad began construction in June 1874 upon the old Baldwin stage route used for years to link steamship connections at . . . — Map (db m158379) HM
52New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Lakes to Locks PassageThe Great Northeast Journey — Lake Champlain Region —
Water Power: From Waterwheel to Industrial Turbine For centuries, people have been harnessing energy from moving water. In the 1800s and early 1900s, industries flourished here thanks to the falls of La Chute River, which provided an . . . — Map (db m156435) HM
53New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Liberty Monument
For hastening to set a crown of freedom on this new land we lie possessed of praise that grows not old. And here were men coequal with their fate who did great things unconscious they were great. Back of Monument: Champlain – Iroquois . . . — Map (db m15593) HM
54New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Lord & Burnham Estate Greenhouse
Landscape architect Marian Coffin designed a new plan for the King’s Garden in the early 1920s. The plan specified thousands of colorful annuals set amongst perennials. Ms. Coffin’s plans calls for more plants than could possibly be raised in this . . . — Map (db m126323) HM
55New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Lord Howe’s Grave
On October 3rd, 1889, a workman digging a trench opened by mere accident across the street from this point, a grave which contained the skeleton of a man, and within this grave found, at its head, a stone, now in the Black Watch Library in this . . . — Map (db m9539) HM
56New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Men of Ticonderoga
In memory of the men of Ticonderoga who offered their lives in defense of their country Side of Monument: The gift of Clayton H. DeLano A lover of his native townMap (db m16314) HM
57New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Military Heroes of Ticonderoga
. . . — Map (db m16311) HM
58New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Mount Defiance
Cannon placed on the summit of Mt. Defiance by British artillery officers under Burgoyne July, 1777 forced evacuation of Ft. Ticonderoga. — Map (db m21050) HM
59New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Near this spot stood Montcalm1712 - - - 1759
Near this spot stood Louis-Joseph de Gozon Marquis de Montcalm on the 8th of July 1758. With a small force of French troops and Canadian volunteers, he prevented the capture of Fort Carillon by defeating a much superior British and Colonial army . . . — Map (db m9573) HM
60New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Old Military Road
Along this street ran the old military road fortified in 1759 by General Amherst prior to the siege at Fort Ticonderoga. — Map (db m9091) HM
61New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Old Military RoadCrown Point to Ticonderoga — 1689 – 1783 —
Used by troops during early Colonial Wars and during the American Revolution. — Map (db m9339) HM
62New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Original Carillon Bridge
Site of the original Carillon Bridge C. 1755 Called ‘The Long Bridge’ for over a century, the bridge was officially named Carillon in 1933. The present bridge was reconstructed in 1990 by Reale Construction Co., Inc. — Map (db m15589) HM
63New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — 7 — Richards' DamLaChute Riverwalk
Richards' Dam At 18 feet, this dam is the lowest of the six surviving dams, but it supported several of the most productive enterprises in Ticonderoga. Of all the mill sites along the River, the Richards Dam alone retains a historical reference . . . — Map (db m158032) HM
64New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Rivière de La Chute
. . . — Map (db m125097) HM
65New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Rogers’ Rangers
Robert Rogers and 74 of his Rangers in Jan. 1757 in this vicinity fought superior French forces for several hours and successfully escaped. — Map (db m9537) HM
66New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Samuel De Champlain
( center tablet ) On July 30 1609, French Explorer Samuel de Champlain and native allies met near here and fought the Battle of Ticonderoga ( right tablet) Born around 1567 in the coastal town of Brouge, France, young . . . — Map (db m157504) HM
67New 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
68New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Split 13-inch MortarEnglish ca. 1760-1775
On August 1, 1776 this English mortar exploded at Ticonderoga during a test firing. In the War of 1812, this piece was used as ballast in an American warship on Lake Champlain. It was in the remains of that vessel that this fragment was recovered in . . . — Map (db m125192) HM
69New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Streetroad Cemetery
One of the earliest common burying grounds of historic Ticonderoga. Memorialized here are many first settlers, early doctors and supervisors, the town’s first State Senator, veterans of the Revolutionary, 1812, and Civil Wars. Last burial of a Civil . . . — Map (db m11711) HM
70New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Summit of Mount Defiance
Marker #1: Two historic waterways converge at Ticonderoga. Long before the region became important to European powers, Native Americans made a portage here for carrying canoes and gear between Lake George and Lake Champlain. The five-mile-long . . . — Map (db m19882) HM
71New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — The Carillon Battlefield
In the mid-18th century, this battlefield was a focal point in the Seven Years’ War, a world war between France and Great Britain. Here the two super-powers struggled for control of the Lake Champlain Lake George water highway, the strategic . . . — Map (db m9590) HM
72New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — The French Lines
Built by troops under Montcalm July 6-7, 1758. Repaired by American troops 1776. — Map (db m9565) HM
73New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — The French Lines & Carillon Battlefield
The earthen walls in front of you, called the French Lines, are the remains of a defensive wall built in the eighteenth century to defend Fort Ticonderoga from attack. The French Lines as you see them today are the original un-restored remains of . . . — Map (db m126143) HM
74New 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
75New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Through this entrance . . .
1776                         1929 Through this entrance to the place D’Armes of the fort have passed George Washington, Ethan Allen, Benjamin Franklin, Seth Warner, Benedict Arnold, Major Robert Rogers, Horatio Gates, The Marquis de Montcalm, . . . — Map (db m9449) HM
76New 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
77New York (Essex County), Ticonderoga — Troops of Colonial Wars at Ticonderoga
In tribute to the heroism of the troops under the unfortunate Maj. Gen’l. James Abercromby in the attack on the French lines, July 8th, 1758, to mark the capture of Fort Carillon by Lieut. Gen’l. Sir Jeffrey Amherst July 27th, 1759 and, to record . . . — Map (db m9585) HM
 
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