Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Fort William Henry


Fort William Henry, a military fort built by the British at the foot of lake George in 1755. It was captured by Montcalm on August 9, 1757, and the garrison were massacred by the Indian allies of the French. It was recaptured by Amherst in July, 1759.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 379. 




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