Colonial Maritime Heritage

Colonial Maritime Heritage (HMAIA)

Location: Lake George, NY 12845 Warren County
Buy New York State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 43° 25.105', W 73° 42.384'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites

Lake 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 employing shipwrights from throughout the colonies. These watercraft consisted largely of bateaux, row galleys, sloops, schooners and radeaux. Today, remnants of these warships lie on the lake bottom, sunk during enemy action, or scuttled as a means of winter storage, as was the seven-gun, 52-foot radeau Land Tortoise, discovered in 1990. A number of these sites are open to divers.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1:53am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 604721 N 4808093
Decimal Degrees43.41841667, -73.70640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.105', W 73° 42.384'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 6.30" N, 73° 42' 23.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75 County Rte 6, Lake George NY 12845, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  10. This marker needs at least one picture.
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?