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ID: 7013785
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Fort Edward (inhabited place)  Fort Edward (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 43 16 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 43.2667  decimal degrees
Long: 073 35 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -73.5833  decimal degrees

Note: Was British fort on Hudson river in British/French struggle for empire in 18th cen.; was fortified in 1755 to protect Anglo-American advance against Crown Point; during American Revolution, fort was abandoned by Americans & occupied by general Burgoyne.

Names:
Fort Edward (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of New York (state)  ............  New York (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Washington (county)  ................  Washington (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Fort Edward (inhabited place)  ....................  Fort Edward (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled by Europeans in 18th cen.
town (C)
tourist center (C)
fort (H)  ............  1754-1763

Sources and Contributors:
Fort Edward..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 302
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36009497
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 302
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36009497
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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