Battle of Lake George

Battle of Lake George (HM60K)

Location: Lake George, NY 12845 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 25.042', W 73° 42.411'

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Sept. 8, 1755

Right of Monument:
Defeat would have
opened the road to
Albany to the French

Back of Monument:
The Society of Colonial Wars
erected this monument to commemorate
the victory of the colonial forces
under General William Johnson and
their Mohawk allies under Chief Hendrick
over the French regulars commanded
by Baron Dieskau with their Canadian
and Indian allies

Left of Monument:
Confidence inspired by
this victory was of
inestimable value to the
American Army in the
War of the Revolution

Gate Plaque:
The monument erected by
The Society of Colonial Wars
of the State of New York
. 1903 .
This fence given by the State
erected under the auspices of
The New York State Historical Association
Custodian of the park
. 1914 .
HM NumberHM60K
Year Placed1903
Placed ByThe Society of Colonial Wars of the State of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 7:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 604686 N 4807976
Decimal Degrees43.41736667, -73.70685000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.042', W 73° 42.411'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 2.52" N, 73° 42' 24.66" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 Fort George Road, Lake George NY 12845, US
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