Northeast Bastion

Northeast Bastion (HMAAG)

Location: Lake George, NY 12845 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 25.217', W 73° 42.622'

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Fort William Henry

— 1755 - 1757 —

This was the flagstaff bastion. During the early days of the bombardment, a French projectile severed a pulley on one of the poles, causing the English flag to fall. One of the carpenters rushed to repair the damage, but as he climbed the pole, had his "head shot off with a ball."
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Placed ByFort William Henry
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 604397 N 4808295
Decimal Degrees43.42028333, -73.71036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 25.217', W 73° 42.622'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 25' 13.02" N, 73° 42' 37.32" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Beach Rd, Lake George NY 12845, US
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