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The stately structures surrounding the parade oval are the facilities of Plattsburgh Barracks, an active U.S. Army Post until 1944. The original installation was built during 1893-97 on the site of a military outpost which was established during t…
Commemorates British and American Navy and troops who fought on land and lake Battle of Plattsburgh September 11, 1814
These replica cannon are similar to those used on American Commandant Thomas Macdonough's flagship Saratoga on September 11, 1814. The 24 pound round iron shot from the long-range, smooth bore, muzzle-loaded "24" was effective up to one-half mile.
Built of stone from Fort Blunder was house of worship for Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterians
Catalan Forge Furnace - 1881Standish (Williamstown) made brick-like blooms from one of Saranac River Mines1886 - Replaced by blast furnace & ore from Lyon Mt.
Named for Amer. Gen. Richard Montgomery, Rev. War Hero killed at Quebec 1775. This fort begun 1844. Armaments removed 1900.
In 1774, a two-story white stone garrison was built here by the British, fortified by American Gen. John Sullivan with entrenchment and stockade in 1776 and destroyed by fire in 1805. British occupation 1774 - 1775 and 1776-1796. American occupat…
This wasn't always the quiet, peaceful place you find today. Point au Fer was once an important strategic military post. The northern half of Lake Champlain used to be controlled by the French. On June 6, 1760, during the French and Indian War (1…
Throughout the War of 1812, British forces targeted Lake Champlain as an invasion route. United States Navy Lieutenant Thomas Macdonough was able to confine them in the Richelieu River of Quebec throughout the summer of 1813. American shipbuilders…
MacDonough MonumentErected to commemoratethe victory of Commodore MacDonoughThe Battle of Plattsburgh