« Potpourri Post | Main | All I want for Christmas are a Bayonet and Breechclout »

September 24, 2007



Indeed, we spent a gorgeous afternoon at Fort Ti and up on Mt. Defiance. Thought I could almost hear the skirl of the Black Watch pipes out on the Heights of Carillon. I'll be posting on things French and Indian in the coming days.

David Corbett

Dear Sir ,
It is indeed an incredible area for beauty and history . Back in the Eighties I camped at Crown Point ; it was October and I was the only person there and before I retired I played a bagpipe tape on my portable tape recorder. The pipes echoed across the dark lake and it seemed like 1757 ! To be non-partisan I did drink some cognac.
Cordially ,
David Corbett

Terry Cowgill


I have spent time every summer up there for 12 years, most recently at Pilot Knob, but also in Cleverdale, Bolton Landing, Heulett's Landing and Silver Bay. It's one of my favorite places on the planet.

As for the history, as you correctly note, the area is rich with it. Last month I took my kids to Fort Ticonderoga, which is also where the LaChute River drains Lake George into Lake Champlain. If you and Viv did not get up to the fort, it's definitely worth a look-see

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

My Photo

Cliopatria Award: Best Series of Posts

  • ClioAwards2008




  • View My Stats
Bookmark and Share


  • Top genealogy site awards
  • Get this widget from Widgetbox
  • Technorati blog directory


  • Listed on BlogShares
  • Listed on BlogShares