Fort George

Fort George (HM1FBR)

Location: Oswego, NY 13126 Oswego County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 27.604', W 76° 31.171'

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Fort George

Was here built as an outwork of Fort

Oswego in October 1755 by Lieutenant Colonel Mercer

of the first American regiment of English troops.

It was garrisoned by 150 New York Colonial Militia

under Colonel Schuyler, and was captured and destroyed,

with Fort Oswego, by French and Indians under

Marquis of Montcalm on August 14, 1756;

Colonel Mercer being then killed and buried near.

Fort George was of pickets embanked with earth

and entrenched, and was not rebuilt,

but its lines were visible in 1850.
Year Placed1909
Placed ByThe Fort Oswego Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 4:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 377073 N 4813027
Decimal Degrees43.46006667, -76.51951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 27.604', W 76° 31.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 27' 36.24" N, 76° 31' 10.26" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)315
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 38 Montcalm St, Oswego NY 13126, US
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