Carillon Bridge

Carillon Bridge (HMA4Z)

Location: Ticonderoga, NY 12883 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 50.996', W 73° 24.846'

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Near this spot in 1755-1756
Michel de Chartier de Lotbini?re
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 Alainville granted by France in 1758 to Lotbini?re, this was the first patent covering site of Ticonderoga. His vast estate subsequently granted to British soldiers, Lotbini?re in 1776 refused England's offer of compensation, preferring to aid Franklin in obtaining French support for the American cause.

Because of this sacrifice, unrequited by the Continental Congress, this bridge is gratefully dedicated to the Seignior of Alainville who was also an American patriot.

Erected by Ticonderoga Chapter, S.A.R.
and the State of New York. 1933
HM NumberHMA4Z
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1933
Placed BySons of the American Revolution, Ticonderoga Chapter & the State of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 4:37am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 627468 N 4856427
Decimal Degrees43.84993333, -73.41410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 50.996', W 73° 24.846'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 50' 59.76" N, 73° 24' 50.76" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 219 Montcalm St, Ticonderoga NY 12883, US
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