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Fort Crown Point

Crown Point, New York
County of Essex.
National Register Number: 68000033
Resource type: District.
Property type: Defense - fortification. The threat level was Watch in
2004.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 24, 1968):
Fort Crown Point is the architectural and archeological type specimen for further study of 18th-century military engineering, in a ruined but otherwise undisturbed state. The fort played a major role in the French and Indian War/Seven YearsÂ’ War. The major fortification was destroyed by fire in 1773.


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