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Fall 1758 British/Americans sank Radeau Land Tortoise, Sloop Halifax, 260 bateaux to avoid plunder by French raiding parties
Land Tortoise, built by Colonial and British troops, near this site in 1758. Lies 2 miles north in 107 feet of water.
7 French and Indian War bateaux sunk here in 1758. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
Here Sept. 8, 1755 (Battle of Lake George) the colonial forces under Lieut. Col. Cole checked the hitherto successful advance of Baron Dieskau and his allies, changing the English rout into ultimate victory. Here likewise on the evening of the sam…
The arrival of the Delaware and Hudson Railroad at Lake George in 1882 had a significant impact on life in the region. Early vacationers often arrived in rail cars direct from New York City and Albany. While the rich and famous relaxed at lakeside…
Offshore lies D & H "MarineTrack" 5-15 ft of water.Operated from 1910-1950.Boats launched off railcars.205 ft of spur survives.
has been designated aNational Historic Landmark This vessel possesses national significancein commemorating the history ofthe United States of America. Built by British and provincial forces in 1758, the seven-gun, 26-oar French and Indian W…
At a junction along one of the most historic water routes in America, connecting the Hudson River to Lake Champlain, this site witnessed military engagements during both the French and Indian War (1755-1763) and the American Revolution (1775-1783)…
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 Geor…
In 1759, while Colonel Montresor constructed Fort George out of limestone, a star-shaped stockaded fort was built closer to Lake George by Major General Jeffery Amherst's army. This British complex encompassed an officers' barracks, a soldiers' ba…