• History

    The Lake George Region is rich in history, and actually played a vital role in the ultimate creation of this United States of America. The beginning of American liberty can be said to have begun here. Area sites, including Fort William Henry and Fort Ticonderoga, played crucial roles in shaping the course of history through a series of important events including major battles in the French & Indian War, blocking French or British military advances from Canada, and having the first victory of the American Revolution. Today, you can visit the forts, homes, monuments, museums, battlegrounds, and bodies of water that tell these stories. Find out more about thrilling events, captivating facts, and significant sites that has made Lake George an historically important landmark.

    A Little Bit of History Did You Know? Have You Seen?
    Museums Markers and Monuments Lake George in History

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