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Fri, Oct 12

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Hancock House

Lake George French & Indian War Shipwrecks

Beneath the waters lies a realm of forgotten history...

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Lake George French & Indian War Shipwrecks

Time & Location

Oct 12, 2018, 7:00 PM

Hancock House, 6 Moses Circle, Ticonderoga, NY 12883, USA

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About the event

Learn fascinating details about what exists below the waves of one of America's most scenic lakes!

By Joseph W. Zarzynski, Maritime Archaeologist

Joseph W. Zarzynski is a maritime archaeologist and author of several books on regional history.

He is a columnist for the Lake George Mirror writing articles on Lake George history and archaeology.

His presentation for the Ticonderoga Historical Society will examine French & Indian War (1755-1763)

shipwrecks in Lake George. The PowerPoint program will include: the story of a 1757 sunken sloop

raised in 1903 and sadly cut up for souvenirs, the sunken bateaux of 1758, the 1758 Land Tortoise

radeau known as "North America's oldest intact warship," and a 15 ft. long yellow submarine, built

to photograph sunken colonial bateaux, that was stolen from its dock and sunk in the lake in 1960.

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