Northwest Bastion

Northwest Bastion (HMAAH)

Location: Lake George, NY 12845 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 25.24', W 73° 42.663'

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Fort 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 army advanced until they were firing from a distance of 150 yards in the general area of the Fort William Henry Hotel complex.
Placed ByFort William Henry
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 604341 N 4808337
Decimal Degrees43.42066667, -73.71105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.24', W 73° 42.663'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 14.40" N, 73° 42' 39.78" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Beach Rd, Lake George NY 12845, US
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