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Lake George, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
Marker in Lake George
New York (Warren County), Lake George — A Common Stone
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New York (Warren County), Lake George — Adirondack Forest PreserveLake George Battlefield Park
At a junction along one of the most historic water routes in America, connecting the Hudson River to Lake Champlain, this site witnessed military engagements during both the French and Indian War (1755-1763) and the American Revolution (1775-1783). . . . — Map (db m16115) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Alfred Stieglitz/Georgia O’Keeffe
Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946) Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) They lived on this hill and created art reflecting their love of Lake George. — Map (db m130051) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Battle of Lake GeorgeSept. 8, 1755
Right of Monument: Defeat would have opened the road to Albany to the French Back of Monument: 1903 The Society of Colonial Wars erected this monument to commemorate the victory of the colonial forces under General William Johnson and their . . . — Map (db m9410) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — 12 — Bloody Morning Scout
Dedicated to the soldiers of Col. Ephraim Williams's detachment and their Mohawk allies who died September 8, 1755 during this engagement when ambushed by French forces approximately 2 miles south of this site on the Old Military Road. Among the . . . — Map (db m138549) WM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Bloody Pond
Here Sept. 8, 1755 (Battle of Lake George) the colonial forces under Lieut. Col. Cole checked the hitherto successful advance of Baron Dieskau and his allies, changing the English rout into ultimate victory. Here likewise on the evening of the same . . . — Map (db m17376) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Charles R. Bishop Childhood Home
Charles R. Bishop (1822-1915) considered one of Hawaii's greatest benefactors. Married Princess Bernice Pauahi. Buried Hawaiian Royal Tomb. — Map (db m97068) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Col. Williams Monument
Founder of Williams College — Map (db m17330) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Colonel Ephraim Williams, Jr.
On this site in 1755, Colonel Ephraim Williams, Jr. was buried after his death in the battle called "Bloody Morning Scout," a skirmish that opened the Battle of Lake George. Ephraim Williams, Jr. is best known as the Founder of Williams College, a . . . — Map (db m17329) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Colonial Maritime HeritageLake George Battlefield Park
Numerous vessels plied the waters of the lake during the French and Indian War (1755-1763) and the American Revolution (1775-1783). Many of the smaller vessels were constructed elsewhere, while others were constructed at the south end of Lake George . . . — Map (db m16114) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Delaware & Hudson Railroad
The arrival of the Delaware and Hudson Railroad at Lake George in 1882 had a significant impact on life in the region. Early vacationers often arrived in rail cars direct from New York City and Albany. While the rich and famous relaxed at lakeside . . . — Map (db m16118) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Ethan Allen tour boat tragedy
We hear from the misty troubled shore the voice of those gone before drawing the soul to it's anchorage Bret Harte This memorial is dedicated to the twenty men and women who tragically perished when the Ethan Allen tour boat . . . — Map (db m18434) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Fort George• • 1759 • •
In the State Park to the left are the ruins of old Fort George. About here in 1755 the French under Baron Dieskau were defeated by the British Colonials under Sir William Johnson. — Map (db m9413) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — French Mtn. Hamlet
A 19th century community with the Halfway House, Brown's store plank road tollgate, School #14, sawmill, tannery, race track, Post Office and 14 residences. — Map (db m18468) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — NY-7 — 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 m9795) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — NY-8 — 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 . . . — Map (db m18647) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — 338 — Georgia O'Keeffe1887-1986
American artist who stayed at Wakonda in June 1908 on a scholarship from the Art Students League. — Map (db m133044) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Lake GeorgeHistoric New York
The natural route by water and portage between the St. Lawrence River and the Hudson River traversed Lake George. Christened Lac du Saint Sacrement in 1646 by the Jesuit missionary, Isaac Jogues, it was renamed in 1755 by Sir William Johnson to . . . — Map (db m18102) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Lake George in the American RevolutionLake George Battlefield Park
Lake George played an important role throughout the American Revolution as a transportation route, staging area and outpost. In December 1775, as some American troops were ferried north during their abortive invasion of Canada, Colonel Henry Knox’s . . . — Map (db m16111) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Lake George Region Veterans Memorial
Lake George Region Veterans Memorial Honoring all veterans who served our country in war and peace All gave some Some gave all Their sacrifice Our gratitude — Map (db m138552) WM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Lake George Steamboat Company
Map (db m18435) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers
A Memorial to Four Unknown Soldiers --------------- who fell September 8, 1755 on the Bloody Morning Scout led by Col. Ephraim Williams and King Hendrick against the French and Indians under Baron Dieskau. The remains were disinterred in building a . . . — Map (db m9049) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Military Dock
During the French and Indian War, British and Procincial troops used a dock near here for loading soldiers, artillery, and supplies. — Map (db m9424) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Military Road
Military Road built between Fort Edward and Lake George built by Sir William Johnson during the summer of 1755 — Map (db m17339) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Montcalm's Camp
On these grounds Montcalm's Army camped during the siege of Ft. Wm. Henry, August 6 - 9, 1757 — Map (db m17388) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Northeast BastionFort William Henry — 1755 - 1757 —
This was the flagstaff bastion. During the early days of the bombardment, a French projectile severed a pulley on one of the poles, causing the English flag to fall. One of the carpenters rushed to repair the damage, but as he climbed the pole, had . . . — Map (db m15801) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Northwest BastionFort William Henry — 1755 - 1757 —
This bastion suffered the heaviest damage from Montcalm’s artillery. Here a howitzer shell landed on an ammunition box killing or wounding 16, including a "provincial Officer who was never heard of but part of his coat was found." Each night the . . . — Map (db m15802) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Radeau Land Tortoise
has been designated a National Historic Landmark This vessel possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. Built by British and provincial forces in 1758, the seven-gun, 26-oar French and Indian War . . . — Map (db m16116) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Radeau Warship
Land Tortoise, built by Colonial and British troops, near this site in 1758. Lies 2 miles north in 107 feet of water. — Map (db m17383) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Royal Sussex Regiment Memorial
This plaque commemorates the memory of those officers, N.C.O.s and men of the 35th Regiment of Foot (now the Royal Sussex Regiment), their wives and families who lost their lives during the defence of Fort William Henry, and the subsequent massacre . . . — Map (db m9043) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Southeast BastionFort William Henry — 1755 - 1757 —
The original entrance to the fort was under this bastion. A road led to it from the vicinity of the old Railroad Station and Steamboat dock. About a quarter mile away, the rising hill of tall pines marks the site of the Battle of Lake George. This . . . — Map (db m15806) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Southwest BastionFort William Henry — 1755 - 1757 —
You are looking at the general area of the cemetery which encompassed most of the parking area and extended across Canada Street. Many soldiers died from wounds inflicted during battle, but most deaths were related to infection and disease. In 1842, . . . — Map (db m15805) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Stockaded Fort 1759Lake George Battlefield Park
In 1759, while Colonel Montresor constructed Fort George out of limestone, a star-shaped stockaded fort was built closer to Lake George by Major General Jeffery Amherst’s army. This British complex encompassed an officers’ barracks, a soldiers’ . . . — Map (db m16113) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Submerged Track
Offshore lies D & H “Marine Track” 5-15 ft of water. Operated from 1910-1950. Boats launched off railcars. 205 ft of spur survives. — Map (db m16117) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Sunken Fleet
Fall 1758 British/Americans sank Radeau Land Tortoise, Sloop Halifax, 260 bateaux to avoid plunder by French raiding parties — Map (db m17384) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — The 1755 Battle of Lake GeorgeLake George Battlefield Park
In September 1755, a Colonial army commanded by Major General William Johnson camped on this location in preparation for an advance against the French Fortress of St. Frederic at Crown Point on Lake Champlain. On September 8, a French force . . . — Map (db m16035) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — The Hospital
At Battle of Lake George many wounded soldiers and some with smallpox were cruelly murdered by Indians of Montcalm’s Army. — Map (db m9415) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Warship Row
Here on March 17 1757 The British Fleet of 300 Warships (Bateaux and Sloops) was Burned by The French Raiders — Map (db m98320) HM
New York (Warren County), Lake George — Wiawaka Bateaux
7 French and Indian War bateaux sunk here in 1758. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. — Map (db m17382) HM

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