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Valcour Bay
SPITFIRE (gunboat)


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1776/10/11 Benedict Arnold American Commander British and American forces battle off Valcour Island. Battle of Valcour Island

Geography »

Physiographic feature Fresh water bay

Data »

Particulars for Valcour Bay:
Historic Use Battle site
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Sight Category Site
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

Registry Name: Valcour Bay
Registry Address: 7 mi. S of Plattsburgh on the W shore of Lake Champlain
Registry Number: 66000508
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State
Area in Acres: 1200
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1776
Associated People: Arnold,Benedict
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Battle site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Street furniture, object Conservation area

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