Saturday Guided Tours of the Lake George Battlefield Park
Lake George Battlefield Park Alliance
Fort George Road, Lake George, NY 12845
The Lake George Battlefield Park Alliance will be conducting guided tours on Saturdays in September and October of the Parks unique history as a key site in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.
The Alliance, formed in 2001 to help preserve the site and educate the public on its importance to American history, is providing trained tour guides who will point out the ruins of Fort George (constructed in 1759), the burial place of four unknown soldiers who were killed in the Battle of Lake George (1755), the Parks historic statues and what they commemorate, and the remnants of hospitals and kilns that served soldiers during the two 18th century conflicts, among other noteworthy areas within the Battlefield Park.
The popular Lake George Battlefield Park Visitor Center will also be open Friday through Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Center has added new features this season, including Native American artifacts from the pre-Colonial period and remnants of a 1758-vintage bateau used by the British, providing a further connection to the sites storied history.
Key information for those interested in taking this 1-hour guided tour of Lake George Battlefield Park:
LOCATION (starting point): Lake George Battlefield Park Visitor Center, 75 Fort George 2 Road (lower level), Lake George
REGISTRATION - Prior registration recommended by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
No fee to participate