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By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2008
Knox Cannon Trail Marker
New York (Warren County), Bolton Landing — NY-6 — 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 m9798) HM
New York (Warren County), Bolton Landing — George Reis Home1917 to 1962
Owner and driver of El Lagarto 72 mph, fastest boat in the world Gold Cup racing champion 1933, 1934, 1935 — Map (db m18432) HM
New York (Warren County), Bolton Landing — Sembrich Museum & Lakeside Grounds
International opera diva Marcella Sembrich summered & taught here in her studio 1924 to 1935 — Map (db m18428) HM
New York (Warren County), Bolton Landing — Villa Marie Antoinette1918 Gate House
Millionaire's Row mansion of Dr. William Gerard Beckers. Invented chemical fabric dyes. Sold to Harry K. Thaw in 1943. — Map (db m18427) HM
New York (Warren County), Brant Lake — A Grist Mill
Built in 1865 on this Site by Jud Barton. Operated by Jud and his Sons Until 1937. Powered by Water from Outlet of Mill Pond. — Map (db m77378) HM
New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Civil War Monument
Lists the names and units for soldiers from the area who died in the Civil War.Map (db m18475) HM
New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — NY-9 — 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 . . . — Map (db m56840) HM
New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — Glens Falls AreaHistoric New York
          Where the Hudson River runs eastward before turning south is a series of falls, an obstacle to navigation but also a source of power. These lay athwart the north-south trail between Albany and Montreal. The Queensbury Patent of 23,000 . . . — Map (db m56852) HM
New York (Warren County), Glens Falls — The Battles of Saratoga - 1777Historic New York
          One of the most decisive battles in world history ended with the surrender near here of the British army invading from Canada under General “Gentleman Johnny” Burgoyne in 1777. The defeat ended a summer-long campaign by over . . . — Map (db m56850) HM
New York (Warren County), Hague — Garfield's Hotel & Tavern
1810 Site Of Garfield's Hotel & Tavern One of the earliest stopping places on Lake George. Other hotels on this site were Arthur's Phoenix, and Beachside with the Cave Bar. The original owner was Nathaniel Garfield, a Revolutionary War . . . — Map (db m66544) HM
New York (Warren County), Hague — Town of Hague Centennial
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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 — 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 — 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 — 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 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
New York (Warren County), Lake Luzerne — Garnar Tannery
Started in 1867 On Wells Creek By Raymond & Ely. Purchased in 1868 By Thomas Garner & Co., Book Binding & Leather Tanned. Closed in 1909. Chimney Still Standing. — Map (db m99971) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Barton Mines
In 1878, Henry Hudson Barton's search for a better abrasive brought him to Gore Mountain, where he discovered a unique hard rock source of garnet. Barton's find turned out to be the world's highest quality industrial garnet and it has dominated the . . . — Map (db m41377) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — North Creek Railway Station
North Creek Railway Station At this site early in the morning of September 14, 1901 Theodore Roosevelt received the message that President McKinley had died in Buffalo and that he had become President of the United States. Erected by the . . . — Map (db m22535) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — North Creek Turntable
Most steam locomotives are designed to operate in the forward direction, although they can operate in reverse at slow speed. Diesel locomotives can operated equally well forward or backward, but it is still desirable to orient them in a forward . . . — Map (db m54306) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Theodore RooseveltA Great New Yorker
"At the dawn of another century, we recall Theodore Roosevelt's energetic life and populist legacy with admiration and affection. His twenty-four months as governor was a defining period, an impressive dress rehearsal of sorts, for one of the . . . — Map (db m41378) HM
New York (Warren County), North Creek — Theodore RooseveltFamily Man - Conservationist
Family Man Roosevelt said his father was the greatest man he ever knew, and he was instrumental in building up young "Teedie" from a sickly child into the robust man. Roosevelt's devotion to his family was a sustaining force throughout his . . . — Map (db m41402) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Blind Rock
Legendary place of Native American rendezvous and ambushes English-French frontier boundry colonial landmark and crossroads. — Map (db m18438) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — District 10 School
Upper Bay Road A one room school 1805 - 1948 Grades 1-8 — Map (db m62997) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Five Mile Run
In French and Indian War this run was avoided because of fear of attack by hidden Indians. Name changed to Meadow Run 1808. — Map (db m18436) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Half Way Brook
Midway between Fort Edward and Fort George. On this site about 1755 stood a blockhouse enclosed by a stockade. — Map (db m18440) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Half Way BrookFort Amherst — The Seven Mile Post
So called because midway between Forts Edward and William Henry. From 1755 to 1780 it was the scene of many bloody skirmishes, surprises, and ambushes. Here the French and Indians inflicted two horrible massacres upon the English and Colonials, . . . — Map (db m18477) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Hamilton Lodge 144 F & A M
Near here was located the first permanent Masonic Lodge in Queensbury warrented 1804. Named for Alexander Hamilton. — Map (db m61660) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Korean War Monument
Korean War 1950 - 1953 — Map (db m18474) WM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Old Quaker Burying Ground — 1787 - 1837
Grave sites of the pioneer families in Queensbury Abraham Wing, founder — Map (db m18106) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Oneida
Named for Tom Hammond a half breed Oneida Indian. A thriving settlement doing a large lumbering business at close of Revolution. — Map (db m61662) HM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Peace and Victory Monument
To those who served in our nation's wars through whose courage and sacrifice came victory and peace — Map (db m18471) WM
New York (Warren County), Queensbury — Wing Memorial
In memory of Abraham and Edward Wing Pioneers in the Town of Queensbury They were descended from Rev. John Wing and Deborah Batchelder She with four sons came to America in 1632. In 1762 King George gave a . . . — Map (db m18226) HM
New York (Warren County), Thurman — James Cameron
Pioneer, woodsman, farmer, Justice of the Peace, Settled in this Valley in 1773. Buried 100 feet west of this marker. — Map (db m18103) HM
New York (Warren County), Village of Lake George — Lake George
It Was In 1646 Father Isaac Jogues First Glimpsed The Body of Water He Called "Lac Du St. Sacrement." The 32 Mile Long Lake Was Later Renamed In Honor Of King George II of England. Its Natural Beauty Has Caused Many to Term It The "Queen . . . — Map (db m98319) HM
New York (Warren County), Village of Lake George — Old Court House
Warren County Government Sept. 1813 - 1963. Built in 1845, now home of Lake George Historical Association — Map (db m17385) HM
New York (Warren County), Warrensburg — Floyd Bennett Memorial — 1890 - 1928
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New York (Warren County), Warrensburg — The Town of Warrensburgh
Warren County 1813 - 1913 The Town of Warrensburgh formed from the old town of Thurman February 12, 1813 — Map (db m18193) HM

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