National Geographic : 1933 Nov
Photograph byFairchild Aerial Surveys NEW YORK'S HISTORY BEGAN ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN WITH A SHOT THAT HAS REMADE THE WORLD'S MAP Whether Champlain's battle with the Iroquois occurred at Crown Point or Ticonderoga is still argued. The State isrestoring theoldforts atCrown Point. Fort St. Frederic (French) stood by the lake, where the shore line curves in the left foreground. The outlines of Fort Amherst (English), with barrack and parade grounds, are seen at the right. Beyond are the Champlain Bridge and the memorial lighthouse (see text, pages 513 and 551).