Fort William Henry

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Fort William Henry,

at the southern end of Lake George, NE N.Y.; built by the English in 1755. In 1757, during the last conflict of the French and Indian WarsFrench and Indian Wars,
1689–1763, the name given by American historians to the North American colonial wars between Great Britain and France in the late 17th and the 18th cent.
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, it was captured and destroyed by the French. Although French Gen. Louis Montcalm had promised safe-conduct from the fort, he was unable to control his Native American allies, who attacked and killed many of those retreating from the garrison. Fort William Henry was rebuilt in 1953 and is now a museum.

William Henry, Fort:

see Fort William HenryFort William Henry,
at the southern end of Lake George, NE N.Y.; built by the English in 1755. In 1757, during the last conflict of the French and Indian Wars, it was captured and destroyed by the French. Although French Gen.
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Frederic), Ticonderoga, Hubbardton Battlefield, Bennington Battlefield, Bennington Monument, Roger's Island, Saratoga Battle Monument, Saratoga Battlefield, Fort William Henry, Fort Chambly and the Battle of Chateauguay.
The tour will visit Fort Chambly, the Fort George Battlefield, Fort William Henry, Fort Ticonderoga, Crown Point, the Hubbardton Battlefield, the Bennington Battle Monument, the Bennington Battlefield, Fort Edward and the Saratoga Monument and the Saratoga National Battlefield State Park.