18th C. Stemware- Fort Edward, NY

Fort Edward Stemware

Excerpt- Every summer from 1755 to 1759, Fort Edward was the base of operations for more than 15,000 British soldiers and officers in support of Fort William Henry in Lake George, N.Y., about 14 miles north, during the French and Indian War. One of the goals this summer has been identifying the precise location of soldiers’ dwellings, which is critical to plans to turn the site into a historic park with walking trails and interpretive exhibits.

Read more about Professor David Starbuck’s work in the New York Times


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