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  History of Crown Point, New York
The town of Crown Point was formed on the 23d of March, 1788, as a part of Clinton county, and received its name from the old French fortress situated on a point of land extending into the lake in the northeastern corner of the town.
Crown Point lies upon the shore of Lake Champlain southeast of the center of the county.
Crown Point was no exempt from this situation until the construction of the Champlain Canal (described in preceding chapter on internal improvements), which was opened from near Cohoes to Whitehall in 1823; it was begun in 1818.
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 Historic Crown Point, New York - A Site on a Revolutionary War Road Trip
Troop strength at Crown Point was gradually reduced until only a tiny garrison remained to surrender the fort to American rebel troops commanded by Seth Warner in May of 1775.
The surrender of Fort Crown Point to American rebel troops commanded by Seth Warner in May of 1775 yielded 114 pieces of cannon and heavy ordnance sorely needed by the Americans.
Crown Point was a staging area for the British in both 1776 and 1777.
www.revolutionaryday.com /usroute7/crownpoint/default.htm   (1242 words)

  
 Crown Point, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Town of Crown Point is on the eastern edge of the county.
The Town of Crown Point is an original town of the county, established in 1786.
Crown Point -- The hamlet of Crown Point is in the eastern part of the town on Route 9N.
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 Adirondack History Center Museum/Essex County Historical Society/Crown Point, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Crown Point, NY Vermonters began creating a permanent settlement in what would become present day Crown Point in 1800, when Stephen Spaulding and his brothers came to the area on a scouting expedition.
The narrowness of the lake passage at Crown Point, currently spanned by the bridge, was of crucial strategic importance.
Crown Point was an industrialized community with fine houses, lawyers, doctors, stores and an academy for training teachers, when the Civil War engulfed the country.
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 Annotated Bibliographies for Archeology of Crown Point, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Remains of a vessel recovered from the lake at Crown Point in the early 20th century and displayed on the parade grounds until destroyed in a grass fire in the 1940s might have been the Grand Diable, a radeauorrow galley captured from the French in 1759 and sunk in a storm on October 22, 1761.
Crown Point was one of four sites at which archeological interpretation activities were concentrated during the summer of 1988 because of on-going major projects.
When the State acquired Crown Point in 1910, the donor of the property required the ruins to be protected "from spoliation" and preserved in their present condition "for all time." Recent excavations in the barracks have since enabled a comparison of the architectural dimensions of military status.
www.nysl.nysed.gov /edocs/parks/crown_pt.htm   (15935 words)

  
 Crown Point, New York
Crown Point is located on Lake Champlain and offers opportunity for skiing, boating and fishing.
Crown Point was the site of military engagements in the French and Indian War and during the American Revolution.
It was captured by Seth Warner`s Vermont militia, but retaken by the British in 1777 and held until the end of the war.
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 New York State Parks :: Crown Point State Historic Site
The British immediately began construction of "His Majesty's Fort of Crown Point." This extremely ambitious fortification complex contributed to the British conquest of Canada, the last French stronghold, and control of Lake Champlain as a communication highway.
Crown Point was occupied by General John Burgoyne's army in 1777 after the American evacuation to Mount Independence and remained under British control until the end of the war.
The ruins of Fort St. Frederic, "His Majesty's Fort of Crown Point," and surrounding lands were acquired by the State of New York in 1910.
nysparks.state.ny.us /sites/info.asp?siteID=8   (351 words)

  
 His Majesty's Fort at Crown Point by James P. Millard
After the French left the Crown Point in that year, destroying their fortifications behind them, the area became the center of British activity on Lake Champlain.
One of the primary reasons the ruins at Crown Point are so compelling (aside from the major historical significance of the place) is that the site appears to be reasonably unaltered by the ravages of time, the elements, and modern-day humans.
Crown Point, in addition to being a site of great archaeological significance, is, after all, the final resting place of countless colonial soldiers and settlers.
www.historiclakes.org /crown_pt/CrownPt.html   (946 words)

  
 Crown Point Lighthouse, New York at Lighthousefriends.com
During the Revolutionary War, Fort Crown Point was surprised and taken by a detachment of “The Green Mountain Boys” under the command of Seth Warner.
A sister to the Point Aux Roche Lighthouse and the Windmill Point Lighthouse, the original lighthouse was a 55-foot octagonal dark gray limestone tower connected to a white wood Cape Cod style cottage.
With the completion of the bridge at Crown Point in 1929, the lighthouse was decommissioned, and the keeper’s quarters razed.
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 Crown Point, New York NY, town profile (Essex County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
New York > All counties > Essex County > Crown Point
Crown Point is a town in Essex County.
Median rent in Crown Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $396.
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 Company Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Crown Point Telephone Corporation is a family owned independent local exchange carrier in Upstate New York.
We are located 100 miles north of Albany on the shores of Lake Champlain, in the Town of Crown Point.
Crown Point Telephone has been serving the Town of Crown Point since 1896, and has been under current ownership since 1954.
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 Crown Point B&B, Crown Point, New York | Bed and Breakfast | Lodging | Inns | Travel | Accommodations |
An 1886 Queen Anne syled Victorian manor house in the heart of the Adirondack Reserve on the Vermont border of New York 1/4 mile from Lake Champlain serving as a B&B since 1988.
Late night buffet upon arrival, pre-paid tickets to Fort Ticonderga and Fort Crown Point and for a cruise up Lake Champlain on the "Carrillon", pre-paid dinner at selected restaraunts not to exceed $50(no liquor included), and a champagne brunch the morning of departure.
Located in the heart of the historical region, the Inn is minutes away from Both Forts Ticonderoga and Crown Point as well as Vermont's famed Shelburne Museum.
www.inns-lodging.com /inn_pages/inn_id.402.html   (639 words)

  
 Crown Point - NYS DEC Camping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Positioned so that it is majestically overlooking Lake Champlain and neighboring Vermont, the Crown Point bridge looms on the northern most shore of this campground and is one of the few bridges connecting New York State and Vermont.
The entire Crown Point Reservation, including all 49 acres of the campground, are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and have been designated by the United States Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark.
Adjacent to the campground are the historic forts Crown Point and Fort St. Frederic.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/do/camping/campgrounds/crownpoint.html   (549 words)

  
 Crown Point New York Real Estate - Homes for Sale in Crown Point
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 New York State Parks :: Steuben Memorial State Historic Site
After the war, Congress granted von Steuben a life annuity and New York State deeded him a large parcel of land in appreciation for his wartime contributions.
He summered on his land in a two-room log house until his death in November 1794.
© 2006 New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
nysparks.state.ny.us /sites/info.asp?siteID=6   (216 words)

  
 Crown Point - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fort Crown Point, built in 1759 on Lake Champlain by the British
Crown Point, Tobago - An area on the island of Tobago in Trinidad and Tobago
Crown Point Airport - The international airport of Tobago.
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 Crown Point, New York Bed and Breakfast - Crown Point B&B from Pamela Lanier
Crown Point, New York Bed and Breakfast - Crown Point B&B from Pamela Lanier
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 Crown Point Central School - Crown Point, New York - NY - school overview
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 Crown Point bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Crown Point B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Swift House Inn - Middlebury, VT The Swift House Inn is located in the charming New England town of Middlebury, Vermont.
Keene Valley Lodge - Keene Valley, NY This Keene Valley Bed and Breakfast is located in the hamlet of Keene Valley in the High Peaks...
Also noted is the approximate distance from Crown Point, New York.
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 Champlain Memorial Lighthouse at Crown Point, New York on Lake Champlain
Erected on the base of an earlier stone tower constructed in 1858, this imposing edifice was to serve a dual purpose.
The bridge rises dramatically in the center as it was built to accommodate the tall smokestacks of steamers traveling through the narrow channel.
The Champlain Tercentenary: Report of the New York Lake Champlain Tercentenary Commission.1911:Prepared by Henry Wayland Hill, LL.D., Secretary of the Commission.
www.historiclakes.org /crown_pt/champlainlight.htm   (910 words)

  
 Penfield Homestead Museum, Crown Point, New York
We are located in the hamlet of Ironville, the "Birthplace of the Electrical Age," where the electromagnet was used in the first-ever industrial application of electricity.
Vital Statistics for the town of Crown Point and the hamlets of Ironville and Hammondville
We also have several in-house publications on the history of the ironworks, and the history of Crown Point, as well as the Civil War diaries of Captain James Penfield and Corporal E.M. Johnson.
www.museumsusa.org /museums/info/1155173   (297 words)

  
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 Classic 1933 Willys Other for sale in Crown Point, New York
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This car is light, quick, noisy and beautiful as well as street legal and is currently registered as a New York State Historic Vehicle.
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 Land.Net® - View Land For Sale in Crown Point, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
View Land For Sale in Crown Point, New York
Amazing cleared level lakefront on 100 mile NY Adirondack Lake (Lake Champlain) w/boat harbor (prior ferry launch) for your yacht or float plane.
This information has been secured from sources we believe to be reliable, but we make no representation or warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information.
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 First United Methodidt Church of Crown Point, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
George has a Master's degree in Theology and was ordained in the Episcopal Church in 1961.
He served congregations full-time until 1969 when he became a worker clergyman earning his living at Colleges and Hospitals in Human Relations while serving Episcopal and Methodist congregations on a part time basis in the Rochester and Schenectady areas of New York.
As of July, 2001, he is serving the United Methodist Churches in Moriah and Crown Point on a three-quarter basis.
www.cptelco.net /cpmeth.htm   (302 words)

  
 Hammond Library of Crown Point, New York NY, public library profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hammond Library of Crown Point, New York NY, public library profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
New York > All counties > Essex County > Hammond Library of Crown Point
Use the navigation tools in the upper left to move the map center or to zoom in or out.
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 Crown Point Bible Church
Crown Point Bible Church is a friendly, missionary-minded church seeking to win the lost to Christ and to strengthen believers in thier faith.
It is a church well-suited for the entire family, offering many opportunities for worship, encouragement, edification and service.
Realizing that the greatest need for every person is to find the way to eternal life and find peace, we proclaim the good news from the scriptures that God has provided the way.
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 Sugar Hill Manor B&B Bed And Breakfast In New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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Situated on three picturesque acres in historic Crown Point, New York just off Route 9N and 22, Sugar Hill Manor Bed and Breakfast is an 1878 Second Empire Victorian with manicured grounds, garden areas and outdoor seating on Adirondack chairs surrounded by mountain vistas.
Open year round, see Lake Champlain and Vermont from the upper lawn or relax on the porch.
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 Crown Point Bed and Breakfast Crown Point New York
Crown Point Bed and Breakfast Crown Point New York
An 1886 Queen Anne styled "painted lady" manor house situated on 5 1/2 acres of parklike grounds on the Vermont border of New York located in the pristine Champlain Valley 1/4 mile from Lake Champlain
Please note: The information related to this listing has not been updated in some time.
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