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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1734/00/00 Designed by Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Lery, construction begins on Fort Saint-Frederic. The keep walls were 12 feet thick and four stories high, with cannons on each level.
1745/00/00 Fort St Frederic is used as a base for raids on British settlements in New York and New England.
1746/00/00 French troop from Fort St Frederic led by Rigaud de Vaudreuil attacked Fort Massachusetts (North Adams) and Deerfield, MA.
1747/00/00 British and Native American forces commanded by Walter Butler battle French troops outside the walls of Fort St Frederic.
1755/09/00 Baron Dieskau leads French soldier from St Frederic to intercept William Johnson's army at the southern end of Lac St Sacrement (Lake George). Battle of Lake George
1756/10/00 Augustus Johnston British Colonial Commander First Lt Augustus Johnston and his regiment attack the French Fort Saint-Frederic during the French and Indian War. French and Indian War
1757/07/00 Louis-Joseph de Montcalm leads French troops from Fort St Frederic to capture Fort William Henry.
1759/07/01 The French garrison abandon Fort St Frederic, blow up the Redoute and Windmill and retreat to Isle aux Noix, an island on the Richelieu River in Quebec.
1759/08/04 General Jeffery Amherst arrives at Fort St Frederic, finding a good portion of the French fort intact. A single chimney from a French dwelling still standing on the eastern shore gave "Chimney Point" its name.

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Particulars for Fort St Frederic:
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Structure Type Fortification
Cultural Affiliation French American
Military Event French and Indian War
Criteria Information Potential
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Sight Category Site
Owner State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Fort St. Frederic
Registry Address: Jct. of NY 8 and 9N
Registry Number: 66000517
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State, Private
Area in Acres: 300
Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military, Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: French
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1731, 1759
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Fortification
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park

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