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WALKING TOUR MAP OF THE FORT WILLIAM HENRY AREA OF LAKE GEORGE

KEY TO MAP

1 Near the site of General Montcalm's 1st battery, now sits the Old Courthouse, which contains exhibits and a book & gift shop. Small fee.
2 Landing area, called Artillery Cove, for Montcalm's cannons & mortars.
3 The site of Montcalm's Camp during the siege
4 Deliberately sunk, as a winter's hiding place ... to be reused later ... were 260 bateaux belonging to the British & provincials.
5 Montcalm's Entrenchments ran from here as the French army dug ever closer in their artillery bombardment.
6 A walkway called Warship Row, the scene of various activities of French raiders & Rogers' Rangers between early 1757 & 1759.
7 Started in 1817, The Lake George Steamboat Company still launches boat tours from here, describing the history of Lake George.
8 One of three Military Docks used by British & provincial troops for loading & unloading supplies.
9 A Radeau Warship, built & launched from this site now lies beneath 107 feet of Lake George water two miles northward.
10 General William Johnson's command tent was located near here during the Battle of Lake George in 1755.
11 The ruins of Fort George, the never-completed descendant of Fort William Henry.
12 Representing the first Americans is this Indian Memorial ... once an integral part of the region's fabric.
13 Killed during the Battle of Lake George, are these 4 Unknown Soldiers buried at this place.
14 During the siege of Boston, during the early stages of the Revolutionary War, Henry Knox passed through this area laden with artillery captured from Fort Ticonderoga to the north.
15 Winifred S. LaRose Monument memorializes a great conservationist who did much to preserve what we have of this region today.
16 A Patron Saint, Father Isaac Jogues, who originally named Lake George Lac Du Saint-Sacrement, was twice captured, tortured, and finally killed by Mohawks.
17 The reconstructed Fort William Henry stands here today ... Guardian of Lake George!
18 Monument to the defenders of Fort William Henry during the siege of 1757 ... The 35th Regiment of Foot, commanded by Lt. Colonel George Monro.
19 A Common Stone ... hauled in from the Mohawk River ... commemorates the common men who constructed, fought & died at Fort William Henry.
20 Here, at the Fort William Henry Cemetery & Memorial, site of the old colonial cemetery, are the remains of men killed in the siege and massacre.

The entire tour is 3.3 miles long, round trip, and takes about 2 hours of walking time. See these historic places, etched in our minds via The Last of the Mohicans, and relive history!

Courtesy of Bateaux Below, Inc.

ON THE SCENE AT FORT WILLIAM HENRY

FROM THE RAMPARTS ... FIRST DISPATCH

FROM THE RAMPARTS ... SECOND DISPATCH

FROM THE RAMPARTS ... THIRD DISPATCH

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