Samuel Champlain

Samuel Champlain (HMVBH)

Location: Plattsburgh, NY 12901 Clinton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 42.018', W 73° 26.837'

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This monument was dedicated on July 6, 1912to the memory ofSamuel Champlainfirst European to behold our great forests andlofty mountains, and first to traverse this inlandwaterway, which later became so rich in fame.Champlain was born in Brouage, France (1567) anddied in Quebec City (1635) as Governor of"New France."This plaque was unveiled on July 19, 1959, by the citizensof Plattsburgh, to commemorate the 350th Anniversaryof the discovery of Lake Champlain
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1959
Placed ByLake Champlain Tercentenary Commission State of New York
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 7:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 623014 N 4950831
Decimal Degrees44.70030000, -73.44728333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 42.018', W 73° 26.837'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 42' 1.08" N, 73° 26' 50.22" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30-34 Cumberland Ave, Plattsburgh NY 12901, US
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