Grand Carry Landing

Grand Carry Landing (HMAN0)

Location: Ticonderoga, NY 12883 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 50.915', W 73° 25.343'

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This tablet marks the landing for the grand carry on the Great War Trail between the Indian tribes of the north and south country. It also marks the beginning of that carry between the lakes to avoid the falls and rapids, which later became the Military Road built by the French in 1755.

The French saw mill, the first ever built in the Champlain Valley, was erected in 1756 at the foot of the falls on the site of the present mills. In this saw mill, Abercromby had his headquarters during his disastrous battle with Montcalm's forces at the French lines July 8, 1758.

Washington and Franklin passed over this Military Road during the Revolution.

Presented to the Ticonderoga Historical Society for the citizens of the town by the Ticonderoga Paper Company. Unveiled by the New York State Historical Association, October 4, 1910.
HM NumberHMAN0
Year Placed1910
Placed ByTiconderoga Paper Company
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 626805 N 4856265
Decimal Degrees43.84858333, -73.42238333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 50.915', W 73° 25.343'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 50' 54.90" N, 73° 25' 20.58" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 128 Montcalm St, Ticonderoga NY 12883, US
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