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Historic Forts Along the Lake in New York


Fort IzardFort Izard: The ruins of U.S. Fort Izard on Cumberland Head in New York are a reminder of the strategic importance of Lake Champlain during the war of 1812.

Exhibit Partner: Cumberland Heritage Trail

Fort Montgomery: A fortification that took 30 years to finish and never fired a shot, Fort Montgomery is a remnant of the simmering relationship between the United States and British Canada during the 1800s. 

Exhibit Sponsors: Village of Rouses Point, NY, Town of Alburgh, VT, and the Clinton County Historic Association

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