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Valcour Bay

Plattsburgh, New York
County of Clinton.
National Register Number: 66000508
Resource type: Site.
Property type: Defense - battle site.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 1, 1961):
On October 11, 1776, the presence of an American fleet on the west shore of Lake Champlain, at Valcour Bay, hampered the British and allowed an American victory at Saratoga a year later, a turning point in the Revolutionary War.


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